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Brumby Jill Hat


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  • Short Rows

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Want something warmer than a peaked cap that still lets you pull your ponytail through rather than hiding it? Do you have a lovely skein of varigated yarn and want a pattern that will not allow any pooling at all? Do you love to knit but hate to purl? Want to learn or practice short rows on a small project and not have to mix itup with other techniques? Brumby Jill is a neat fitting hat worked in garter stitch with short row shaping on both the crown and brim. Its an excellent first short row pattern with full written instructions and schematics to help it all make sense. Slipped stitch short rows are used but you can easily use your favourite method or use this project to practise one you've just learned. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Garter stitch and slipped stitch short rows, provisional cast-on GAUGE 18 stitches and 32 rows to 4 inches/10cm SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS One size ladies large, info to alter size included SUGGESTED YARN 140 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Malabrigo Worsted or Rios; Madelinetosh Chunky COLORWAY Designed for varigated colours

Supplies Needed

  • 140 yds of worsted wool
  • circular needle US#7 4.5mm 60cm long, 8 stitch markers, wool needle, waste yarn for provisional cast-on

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Sygneture Designs by Sharon Boswell
Sygneture Designs by Sharon Boswell
Knitting and crochet are my true passions but I expect to stay a part-time designer until I “retire” from my day job. I have a PhD in maths and started out in academia but I now work as an analyst for a Govt Dept. Although I am new to publishing in knitting and crochet I hope that my customers will benefit from my experience in teaching and publishing for a variety of audiences over the last 25 years. I am lucky to have a husband who understands hobbies and especially the need for a hobby budget :-) We live in Australia’s national capital, Canberra, with our four footy-mad sons, in a house we designed in a lovely new suburb with landscaped parks and lots of birds, including beautiful black swans.