Hollyhock Lace Pillbox Style Hat

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Hollyhock Lace Pillbox Style Hat Pattern

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Knitting: Hollyhock Lace Pillbox Style Hat
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized

Item:

Hat

Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • ssk
  • k2tog
  • yo
  • twisted stitches
  • knit in round
  • DPNs
  • k & p TBL
  • pick up and knit
  • Twisted decreases! Explained in pattern
  • seaming - mattress, 3 needle BO OR grafting

Pattern Description:

Romantic and feminine pill box style hat - One size.

Fully test knit.

Charted and written pattern with US and Metric equivalents.

Intermediate skill level.

Single short seam.

Brim is a twisted stitch mirrored lace, with cable accents and garter stitch lower edge. Brim knit flat, then seamed into round - instructions provided for mattress, 3 needle, or graft joining.

Crown worked in round, with stitches picked up along brim edge and worked on circulars (until DPNs needed) in a segmented inward spiral decrease.

Finished with either a braided tassel, or I-cord and leaves.

Yarn:
145 -165 yards (128 - 145 m) Worsted yarn
I recommend a high animal fiber content yarn
Samples used:
fuzzy tassel - 153 yd/140 m Rowan Kid Classic
Heather leaves - 164 yds/ 150 m Cascade 220

Needles:
US 6 (4 mm) straight needles
US 6 (4 mm) circular needles, 16" (40cm) long
US 6 (4 mm) Double Pointed Needles - set of 4 or 5
~ Or needle sizes that get gauge

Other supplies:
1 Stitch marker
Row counter
Darning needle
12" (30 cm) ruler ~ optional for tassel
Crochet hook (4mm) ~ optional for leaf stems/join

Stitches:

C2 over2L = cable 2 over 2 left (leaning)
C2 over2R = cable 2 over 2 right (leaning)
K = knit.
Ktbl = Knit thru the back loop
P = purl.
Ptbl = Purl thru the back loop
TwSSK/Twisted SSK = twisted slip slip knit
TwK2tog/Twisted K2tog = twisted knit 2 together

Gauge:

23 stitches by 28 rows in stockinette in the round

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • one size

Materials:

  • 153 yards of heavy worsted/aran
  • US sz 6(4mm) straight needles
  • US sz 6 (4mm) 16" ;long circular needle
  • US sz 6 DPNs
  • row counter
  • stitch marker
  • darning needle
  • 12" ruler for tassel looping

You Will Also Need:

  • Blocking surface
  • T-pins or wires

Suggested yarn:

165 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Rowan Kid Classic

Colorway:

stormy blue (my name)

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