Slipped stitches provide an interesting texture for this attractive and warm beanie hat.
Worked from the bottom up and in the round, a generous 4 sizes are included. The pattern is provided in both written and charted format, and also includes an illustrated tutorial for the specialist cast on.
Skills required: Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, slipped sts, twisted sts, specialist cast-on.
Gauge: 24 sts x 38 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm needles over St.St. 24 sts x 37 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm needles over 1x1 Twisted Rib, lightly stretched
- Illustrated knitting pattern
- Metric and imperial measurements
- Sizes to fit 14 (17, 20, 23) in/35.5 (43.25, 50.75, 58.5) cm (Finished size 12 (14.75, 17.25, 20) in/30.5 (37.5, 43.75, 50.75) cm)
- Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable & Cable cast-ons
Materials you need at home:
- 65 (98, 137, 175) yd/60 (91, 126, 161) m light DK weight, plied yarn (Sample shown in The Little Knitting Company Cashmere & Yak (95yd/87m/25g; 42% Cashmere, 40% Yak,18% Wool))
- 40yd/37m yarn for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
- Set 3.5mm/UK–/US4 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
- Stitch marker as necessary
- Tapestry needle
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