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Lichen & Moss hat

from Sue Lazenby Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Lichen & Moss hat
Lichen & Moss hat
Lichen & Moss hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • knitting twisted stitches
  • decreasing

Pattern Description:

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Lichen & Moss is cosy hat with an interesting but easily remembered pattern, making the ideal quick knit for last minute gifts, as well as a useful accessory to see you through the cooler months. It is worked in two sizes, which can be adjusted for length depending on the amount of slouch required. An optional pompom adds the finishing touch. It makes a perfect partnership with the Lichen & Moss cowl.

Medium (to fit 20" - 21.5" / 51 - 55 cm)
Large (to fit 22" - 23.5" / 56 - 60 cm)
The brim uses a slip moss stitch which is thick, yet quite stretchy and it will fit a range of sizes. A small amount of slouch is written into the pattern. If you'd like more (or less), it's very easy to adjust the length as required.

The detailed instructions are both written and charted throughout, including explanation for the Alternate Cable CO (another could also be used).

The pattern has been fully tested and tech edited.

There is pattern support on my Ravelry group here: as well as by email at

NB: New regs in the EU (as of 13 june '14) mean that patterns aren't refundable after download. HOWEVER if you're unhappy in any way with your pattern I can still offer a refund / replacement. My T&Cs are here:
There is also a copy included in the pattern.


22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in lichen pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • medium (20" - 21.5"), large (22" - 23.5)


  • DK weight yarn: 212 - 236 yards (194 - 216 m)
  • 4 mm / US #6 & 5 mm / US #8, 40cm / 16" circular needle.
  • 5 mm / US #8 dpns, (or needles to suit other methods of working in the round).

You Will Also Need:

  • one stitch marker

Suggested yarn:

236 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

WalkCollection Cozy Merino DK or Sublime Yarns Organic Merino Wool DK


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Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized
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I live in rural mid Wales in a small house, well insulated with yarn. When not compulsively knitting shawls, I can be found pottering in my garden and finding inspiration from the welsh ...

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