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Amina

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Amina
Amina
Amina
Amina
Amina

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic stitches (knit, purl)
  • Long-tail or similar cast-on
  • Twisted stitches (ktbl)
  • Decreasing (k2tog)
  • Stranded colourwork (mostly two colours, although two rounds require 3 colours to be worked - it's easier than you'd think!)

Pattern Description:

Amina is an enticing colourwork hat, with "just enough" slouch to look good on a wide range of heads.

Inspired by geometric patterns on the tiles of Turkish palaces, the simple colourwork motif is accentuated by a contrasting raw edge, and gathered crown, making this hat both quick to knit and exciting to wear.

Choose coordinating or contrasting colours for completely different effects.

Gauge:

29 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches in stockinette worked in the round, washed

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Instructions are given for approximate head circumferences: 50cm, {52.5cm, 55cm, 57.5cm} // 20", {21", 22", 23"}
  • These correspond to child, adult small, adult medium, and adult large sizes.
  • Hat circumference: 45.5, {47.5, 49.5, 51.5} cm // 18.25, {19, 19.75, 20.75}''
  • Edge to crown length: 21, {22, 23, 24} cm // 8.5, {8.75, 9.25, 9.5}"

Materials:

  • 40cm // 16" circular needle, double-pointed needles, or preferred needle for working small circumferences, that gets you gauge;
  • 40cm // 16" circular needle, double-pointed needles, or preferred needle for working small circumferences, one size down from gauge needle

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch marker
  • Tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

399 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Colourmart Shetland or Holst Garn Supersoft

Colorway:

Grey sample worked in Colourmart 2/9nm Shetland, in Pebble (MC), Storm (CC1), and Broom (CC2). Pink sample worked in Holst Garn Supersoft Uld, in Dried Plaster (MC), Jasper (CC1), and Bokhara (CC2).


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