Half Theory

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Based on the theories of halves, Half Theory is a beanie full of intriguing details - from the half-life motif right through to the unique crown shaping formula.

The pattern is provided in both written and charted format, with 3 sizes that covers 12mths through to large adult. An illustrated tutorial covering the specialist cast on is also included, providing you with everything you need to knit your new Hat.


Yarn
103 [135, 177] yd/95 [124, 163] m
40yd/37m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
light DK weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 3.5mm/UK–/US4 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
The Little Knitting Company Cashmere & Yak
[95yd/87m/25g; 42% Cashmere, 40% Yak,18% Wool]

Shown in size 21.5in/54.5cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head

Alternative yarns
Simply Shetland Lambswool & Cashmere [136yd/124m/50g; 87.5% Lambswool, 12.5% Cashmere]

Gauge
24 sts x 38 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm needles over St.St.
24 sts x 37 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm needles over 1x1 Twisted Rib, lightly stretched

Sizes
To fit sizes: 18.5 [21.5, 24] in/47 [54.5, 61] cm
Finished size: 16 [18.75, 21.25] in/40.75 [47.5, 54] cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, twisted sts. specialist cast-on.

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorial for Alternate Cable Cast-on

 

Published March 2014

PDF file size: 2.6MB

Product code: WW229KHalfTheory

Technical editors: Heather Murray & Tana Pageler