Maple Leaf Touque

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Maple Leaf Touque Pattern

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Knitting: Maple Leaf Touque
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Men, Girls, Boys

Item:

Hat

Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit in the round
  • Stranded knitting

Pattern Description:

The Maple Leaf Touque is a hat that doubles as a scarf during the really cold winter days. Touque (pronounced / ˈtuːk/) is Canadian for a knit hat. It's knit using 2 colours of yarn at a time, and uses a total of 6 colours.

Yarn details:
Kashmir from Fiber Optic Yarns [80% merino, 10% nylon, 10% cashmere - 420 yds/384 m per 114 g]
[MC] 1 skein (420 yds/384 m - 113 g) Whaki Khaki (green)
[CC1] 0.3 skeins (140 yds/128 m - 38 g) Lumberjack (red)
[CC2] 0.3 skeins (125 yds/115 m - 34 g) Brimstone (orange)
[CC3] 0.25 skeins (77 yds/71 m - 21 g) Maple leaf rag (rust brown)
[CC4] 0.3 skeins (114 yds/105 m - 31 g) Squashed (yellow)
[CC5] 0.25 skeins (74 yds/67 m - 20 g) Espresso Batik (dark brown)

Gauge:

29 sts and 35 rows = 4 in [10 cm] in stranded stockinette stitch, blocked !

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • head circ: 51-56 cm [20-22"], length: 146 cm [57.5"]

Materials:

  • 2.25 mm [US 1] circular needles
  • Fingering weight yarn in the following quantities:
  • 420 yds green
  • 140 yds red
  • 125 yds orange
  • 80 yds rust brown
  • 115 yds yellow
  • 75 yds dark brown

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch marker
  • Large-eyed, blunt needle

Suggested yarn:

950 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Fiber Optic Yarns/Kashmir

Colorway:

Whaki Khaki, Lumberjack, Brimstone, Maple leaf rag, Squashed and Espresso Batik

About Designer

About Designer

Anna Dalvi on craftsy.com

I have always enjoyed improvising with my knitting. I began writing up my designs in 2007, and have published patterns since then - beginning with the Burridge Lake Aran Afghan and followed by the first lace shawl in the Mystic series - Mystic Waters. I love both cables and lace, and they show up in some way in most of my patterns.

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