Forest Imp is a great little Hat that combines a simple but effective textured stitch pattern with a coloured trim, which is perfect for raiding your stash and using up those leftovers of your favourite yarn.
Pattern is worked bottom up and in the round, and includes 4 sizes covering newborns through to adults.
Originally published in Simply Knitting magazine issue 105 (March 2013).
Yarn A: 71 [88, 108, 130] yd/65 [81, 98, 118] m
Yarn B: 7 [9, 9, 11] yd/6 [7, 7, 10] m
36yd/33m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St
Heavy DK/Worsted weight, single ply yarn.
Needles & Notions
Set 4mm/UK8/US6 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Yarn A: Araucania Aysen [191yd/175m per 100g; 70% Merino, 20% Alapca, 10% Silk]
Yarn B: Malabrigo Merino Worsted [210yd/192m per 100g; 100% Merino]
Shown in size 19.5in/49.5cm on model with 20.5in/52cm circumference head
20 sts x 32 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St
20 sts x 32 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over Double Moss (Seed) Stitch
To fit sizes: 14 [17, 19.5, 22] in/ 35.5 [43.25, 49.5, 56] cm
Finished size: 12 [14.5, 16.75, 19.25] in/ 30.5 [36.75, 42.5, 49] cm
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable cast-on & 2x2 Alternate Cable cast-on
First published March 2013 by Simply Knitting magazine; republished September 2013
PDF file size: 3.2MB
Product code: WW211KForestImp
Technical editors: Heather Murray & Tana Pageler