Knit from side-to-side using short rows to curve the crown. This allows a wonderful star to form using short rows in the cables. Work begins with a provisional cast-on and the start and end are grafted together when you finish for a seamless hat.
To Fit Head Circumference up to: 23”/ 58.5 cm
Band Circumference: 20.5” / 52 cm
Stolen Stitches ‘Nua’ (60% Merino, 20% Yak, 20% Linen; 153 yds / 140 m per 1.76 oz / 50 g; colour: Kitten Fluff (9810); 1 skein.
Note: This hat used the skein completely so you may need a second skein for swatching, increasing size or if you frequently need more yarn than specified.
NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US size 6 / 4 mm straight needles
Always use a needle size that gives you the gauge listed, as every knitter's gauge is unique.
Crochet hook approx size of knitting needle, waste yarn, cable needle, tapestry needle.
32 sts and 30 rows = 4" / 10 cm in pattern blocked
Medium (Large)FINISHED MEASUREMENTSBand Circumference:
21 (23.5)" / 53.5 (59.5) cm.MATERIALSYarn
baa ram ewe ‘Dovestone’ (50% BFL, 25% Wensleydale Longwool, 25% Dark Brown Masham, 252 yds / 230 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g); colour: Goathland; 1 (1) skein.Needles & Notions
US size 6 / 4 mm straight needlesAlways use a needle size that gives you the gauge listed, as every knitter’s gauge is unique.
Crochet hook approx. size of knitting needle, waste yarn, cable needle, tapestry needle.GAUGE
30 sts and 30 rows = 4" / 10 cm in Pattern blocked.