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Korra is named for the avatar in the Season 2 of the Avatar. As the avatar, Korra's role is to maintain balance, and so this Hat not only features aspects of each of the Elemental Hats but also provides a chance to create your own version, all the while being mindful of the balance within the fabric.
Featuring short row colourwork, each of the Elemental Hats is knit sideways and grafted. The pattern is provided as a map for the short rows - a directional chart - that will help guide you through the pattern.
The Elemental book and eBook will contain detailed photographic tutorials, and individual patterns will contain illustrated tutorials.
Yarn A: 140yd/128m; Yarn B: 140yd/128m
61yd/56m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in Garter St
DK weight, plied yarn
Needles & Notions
Pair 3.25mm [3.5mm] straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
3.25mm crochet hook
Approx. 3yd/3m waste yarn
Shown in The Yarn Collective Bloomsbury DK in shades Russet & Soot [263yd/240m per 100g; 100% Merino]
Shown in size 20in/50.75cm on model with 19.5in/49.5cm circumference head
Sizing in this pattern is achieved through gauge. The sideways nature of this design creates a great deal of stretch, so do consider the negative ease.
Size & Gauge
To fit size: 20in/50.75cm; use 3.25mm needles
Gauge: 24 sts x 48 rows to 4in/10cm over Garter St:
To fit size: 22in/56cm; use 3.5mm needles
Gauge: 22 sts x 44 rows to 4in/10cm over Garter St:
Knit & purl sts, short rows, provisional cast-on, grafting
Charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on, German Short Rows & Kitchener Stitch (Garter St.)
Published September 2017
PDF file size: 3.3MB, image res. 300DPI
Product code: WW316KKorra
Technical editors: Heather Murray, Clare Devine & Kate Atherley