This is the perfect pattern for showcasing hand-dyed yarns and funky buttons!
The pattern starts with a deep sideways knit band and continues into the crown by working in the round. Using only a single skein and one rather large button, this Hat would make a perfect gift. Modern and stylish, it’s a quick and relaxing knit too.
Buttons available from Tree Gems:
146 [174, 224] yd/134 [160, 206] m
36yd/33m for a 6x6in/15x15cm St.St swatch
DK weight, plied yarn.
Needles & Notions
Set 3mm/UK11/US2½ DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Pair 3mm/UK11/US2½ straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
1 x Tree Gems 3.25in/8cm button
Stitch marker as necessary
Shown in Skein Queen Plushness [300yd/275m per 100g; 80% Wool, 10% Angora, 10% Cashmere]
Shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 21.5in/54.5cm circumference head
Fyberspates MCN DK [225yd/206m per 100g; 80% Superwash Merino, 10% Nylon, 10% Cashmere]
24 sts x 36 rows to 4in/10cm on 3mm needles over St.St
23 sts x 32 rows to 4in/10cm on 3mm needles over Moss (Seed) St.
To fit sizes: 18 [20, 22] in/ 45.75 [51, 56] cm
Finished size: 16 [18, 20] in/ 40.75 [45.75, 51] cm
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, picking up sts
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Picking up Sts & Knitting in the Round
Published November 2010
PDF file size: 2.9MB
Product code: WW131KButtonette
Technical editor: Heather Murray