Lexie

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Lexie is a classic Hat with modern details.

The deep cloche like brim is knitted sideways, and features two decorative buttons. The body of the Hat is worked upwards, and features a striking spiral pattern created by travelling stitches. This pattern is worked effortlessly into the crown for a seamless finish.

The pattern is provided in 3 sizes, is provided in both written and charted format, and also features illustrated tutorials for the specialist skills required.


Yarn
78 [95, 118] yd/71 [87, 108] m
28yd/26m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Aran weight, single ply yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 4.5mm/UK7/US7 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle
Cable needle
Pair 1in/2.5cm buttons

Sample details
Shown in Ripples Crafts Warm Hearted Aran
[143yd/131m per 100g; 70% Wool, 20% Mohair, 10% Silk]

Shown in size 21in/53.25cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head

Gauge
18 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St.
17 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over Moss/Seed stitch
19 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over Body stitch pattern

Sizes
To fit sizes: 19 [21, 23] in/48.25 [53.25, 58.5] cm
Finished size: 16 [18, 20] in/40.5 [45.75, 51] cm

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

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Cable Cast-on, Cabling Without a Needle & Picking up sts

 

Published May 2014

PDF file size: 2.7MB

Product code: WW233KLexie

Technical editors: Heather Murray & Tana Pageler