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I am an artist and knitwear designer living in Amherst, Massachusetts. My knitting patterns are available through Craftsy, Ravelry, and Etsy. My designs have also been published by Brooklyn Tweed, ...
I am an artist and knitwear designer living in Amherst, Massachusetts. My knitting patterns are available through Craftsy, Ravelry, and Etsy. My designs have also been published by Brooklyn Tweed, Quince and Co., Knitscene, Interweave Knits, Knitty, Knotions, and Valley Yarns (WEBS).
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Knit in the round with two colors of DK weight yarn, the Rowhouse Hat offers an easy introduction to stranded color knitting. The color motif is worked on a 16-inch circular needle, so there's no fiddling with dpns while you're knitting with the two colors. The pattern provides instructions for four sizes, which means you can make this hat for everyone, from kids to adults.
Sizes: XS (S, M, L): 17.5 (19.25, 20.75, 22.25) inches/44 (49, 53, 56) cm circumference (unstretched); 8.25 (8.75, 9.25, 9.75) inches/21 (22, 23, 25) cm length. Will stretch to fit heads approximately 18-20 (20-22, 21-23, 23-25) inches/45-51 (51-54, 53-58, 58-64) cm circumference
Yardage: Main (lighter) color: 70 (80, 90, 100) yds/64 (73, 82, 91) m DK weight wool; contrast (darker) color: 115 (125, 135, 145) yds/105 (114, 123, 133) m DK weight wool. Sample shown is the Medium size and was knit with Swans Island Organic Washable DK [100% washable merino wool; 140yd/128m per 50g skein], one skein each of Dove (MC) and Mushroom (CC).
Needles: US #4/3.5mm and US #5/3.75mm 16-inch circular needles; US #4/3.5mm double-pointed needles
Gauge: 20 sts/30 rows = 4"/10 cm in stockinette stitch on smaller needle after blocking
Pattern difficulty: Advanced beginner
Skills required: casting on, knit, purl, decreases, working in the round on a circular needle and on dpns. The Rowhouse color motif is provided in chart form.
20 sts/30 rows = 4"/10 cm in stockinette stitch on smaller needle after blocking
240 yards of DK weight