Wrought Mithril Hat Digital Knitting Pattern
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The design for this hat came about from the Initiate Knit Design Challenge, hosted by Francoise Danoy of Aroha Knits. The goal of the challenge is to help people get their design ideas off the ground, and this fingering-weight lace and cable hat is the result! For the initial prompt, I drew inspiration from the vertical lines of wrought-iron fencing and the leading of stained glass. The result is a hat that's lightweight, but still warm, and a great layering piece.
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The Wrought Mithril Hat is knit in the round from the brim up, using small cables and twists. Decreases are done within the cable pattern for the crown; and the top is secured by running the end of the working yarn through the live stitches.
The Cable Pattern is both written and charted; this pattern also has an accessible large print option that is compatible with screen-reading software which includes the written instruction.
Sizes Available: Adult S, L
Circumference: 19.5 (22.25) inches, 49.5 (57) cm.
Height: 9.5 (10) inches, 24 (25.5) cm, from edge of ribbing to top of crown.
227 (265) yards/ 207 (242) meters of fingering-weight yarn. Sample shown in Northbound Knitting Merino/Silk Fingering. (50% Merino wool, 50% silk). in "Ethereal".
3.25 mm /US 3 circular needle for working in the round. Optional double-pointed needles for crown decreases. Adjust needle size to match gauge
stitch markers 6(7) (optional)
2 cable needles
Gauge for Pattern:
21 sts and 36 rows = 4 inches (10 cm square) in stocking stitch.
33 sts and 36 rows = 4 inches (10 cm square) in cable pattern.
long-tail cast on
increases: m1r, m1l, yo
decreases: k2tog, k3tog, ssk, sssk
twisted stitches: ktbl
working cables with a cable needle
working additional stitches within a cable
working small circumferences in the round
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Photo Credit: Stephanie Wallace
1) A fingering-weight cable and lace beanie hat laying flat. The hat has a lengthy ribbed rib that flows into intricate cables and lace.
2) A woman wearing a lace-and cable beanie hat with an intricate cable stitch. The hat is knit in a pale-blue fingering-weight yarn.
3) A lace hat laying flat. The lace and cable pattern (eyelets, loop stitches and two-stitch cables) runs vertically along the hat and meets at the crown of the hat. Hat is knit in pale blue fingering-weight yarn.