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Integrated earflaps make clever use of increase and decrease techniques, which are then shaped during the transition from the brim to the body. Adorned with ridges that highlight the colour changes of variegated yarn, Cornice is finished with everyone's favourite, the pompom!
Available either as a single pattern or as part of the Painted Woolly Toppers collection.
100 [113, 133, 149, 173] yd/90 [102, 120, 134, 155] m
83yd/75m for the pompom (optional; can also be a different yarn, leftovers etc)
47yd/43m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
DK weight, single ply yarn.
Needles & Notions
Set 3.5mm/UK--/US4 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Shown in Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend
[300yd/270m per 100g; 70% Merino, 30% Silk]
Shown in size 22.5in/57.25cm on model with 22in/56cm circumference head
24 sts x 36 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm over St.St.
24 sts x 48 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm over Garter St.
To fit size: 18 [19.5, 21, 22.5, 24] in/ 45.75 [49.5, 53.25, 57.25, 61] cm
Finished size: 16 [17.25, 18.75, 20, 21.25] in/ 40.75 [43.75, 47.75, 50.75, 54] cm
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, pompoms
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Cable Cast-on & Knitting in the Round; schematic for pompom
Published May 2015
PDF file size: 3.4MB
Product code: WW259KCornice
Technical editor: Heather Murray