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Gillian is a 1920s-inspired hat that features a picot-edge brim and an oversized bow. It is finished off with a sparkling pin or button. As fun as Gillian is to wear, she is even more fun to make as you get to explore a special double knitting technique for the bow. The pattern is packed full of tutorial photos to assist you in making the bow and folding it. With the tutorial, it is a snap to make! This is a listing for the knitting pattern named Gillian. It is available for immediate download as soon as payment is confirmed. Level: Intermediate Not a knitter but love Gillian and want to order one? We do that, too! Send us a convo in our Brownie Knits Etsy shop at and we can custom make you a Gillian. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knitting in the round Knitting flat Yarn over Basic decreases (k2tog) Double knitting technique for the bow (ALL OUTLINED IN TUTORIAL PHOTOS IN THE PATTERN) GAUGE 5 sts / 6.5 rounds over St st = 1 inch SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Adult S/M (Adult L/XL) Finished Circumference: 18 (20) inches To Fit: 18-20 (20-22) inches SUGGESTED YARN 200 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Superwash COLORWAY 26236 and 2633

Supplies Needed

  • 150 (200) yards (138/183 meters) of worsted weight yarn
  • Cream sample is knitted out of Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Superwash in colors 26236 and 2633 (110 yards/101 meters; 100% superwash wool)
  • Black sample is knitted out of Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage in colors graphite and midnight pass (200 yards/183 meters; 100% superwash merino wool)

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