Ziggy hat - knitting pattern

Ziggy is a modern, fresh take on a classic rasta style. The gentle drape of the yarn combined with the open lace pattern make for a soft, charming hat, ideal for spring and summer.

Knit sideways using short rows for shaping, this really is a custom fit knit - simply knit to fit!

Skills required:
 Knit & purl sts, short rows (w&t), provisional cast-on, kitchener stitch, lace

Gauge: 
 20 sts x 24 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St.

Note:
 Fit is determined by row gauge – if your gauge differs, simply work more or fewer panels to achieve the desired size.

Contains:

  • Illustrated knitting pattern
  • Metric and imperial measurements
  • Sizes to fit 18 (20, 22) in/45.75 (50.75, 56) cm (Finished size 16 (18, 20) in/40.5 (45.75, 50.75) cm)
  • Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional cast-on, Short Rows (w&t) & Kitchener Stitch

Materials you need at home:

  • 169 (190, 211) yd/156 (174, 194) m worsted weight, single ply or multi-plied yarn (Sample shown in Lorna's Laces Shepherd Worsted Multi (225yd/206m per 4oz/114g; 100% Merino))
  • 
27yd/24m yarn for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.

  • Pair 4.5mm/UK7/US7 straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge

  • 4.5mm crochet hook

  • Approx. 3yd/3m waste yarn

  • Tapestry needle
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