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Calm Frenzy


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Calm Frenzy is a richly textured slouchy hat featuring geometric stitch patterns that play together harmoniously, creating an eclectic little piece that is interesting to knit and a joy to wear, especially in the recommended yarn. These stitch patterns create a sense of frenzy, yet when combined, they evoke a sense of calm order. This hat, and it's name, reflect the state of mind I often find myself, as well as my life, in. Just enough going on to keep things interesting, yet somehow, a sense of order to stay centered Materials: -175 (225, 275) yards 160 (205, 250) m of sport weight yarn such as The Fibre Company Road to China Light (65% Baby Alpaca, 15% Silk, 10% Camel, 10% Cashmere; 159 yards 145 meters/1.76 ounces 50 grams). Sample shown in Citrine. -US #4 3.5 mm 16" 40 cm circular needle and dpn's, or size needed to obtain gauge -Optional: 16" 40 cm circular needle 1 size smaller than gauge needle (for ribbing) -4 stitch markers, one distinguishable for marking end of round -Tapestry needle for weaving in ends -Cable needle BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit purl, knit in the round knit 3 together to decrease use a cable needle to create cables knit through the back loop GAUGE 6 sts and 9 rounds = 1" in stockinette stitch SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 8 (9, 10)" 20 (23, 25.5) cm long; 17 (19, 21)" 43 (48, 53) cm around at brim. To fit head circumference: 19 (21, 23)" 48 (53, 58) cm SUGGESTED YARN 200 yards of Sport weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Fibre Company Road to China Light COLORWAY Citrine

Supplies Needed

  • sport weight yarn
  • US size 4 needles
  • stitch markers

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Addiesma Designs
Addiesma Designs
I've always loved to create. After becoming a mom, my creations have taken a new direction. My passion for color and love of nature that used to develop into paintings has transformed into a more functional, and less messy, form....fiber. Inspired by my loved ones, I now design and create little treasures to make life a tad more colorful and interesting. If you want to know more, check out my website at