(PDF download - available Sept 2017)
Opal is the second of the 5 Elemental Hats that are due to published in the first week of September 2017.
Featuring short row colourwork, each Hat is knit sideways. The pattern contains 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: 213yd/194m; Yarn B: 31yd/28m
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 Soot & Sand [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: WW---KOpal
Technical editors: Heather Murray & Clare Devine