Starburst

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Starburst is like a romantic rasta Hat – soft and drapey with its lacy body yet modern and slouchy at the same time.

The Hat has a deep ribbed brim which can be folded up to allow the Hat to be worn more like a beret.


Yarn
161 [186, 207] yd/147 [170, 189] m
30yd/27m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St
Aran or heavy Worsted weight, single or multi-plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 4.5mm/UK7/US7 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Malabrigo Merino Worsted
[216yd/198m per 100g; 100% fibre Merino]

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

Alternative yarns
Lorna's Laces Shepherd Worsted [225yd/206m per 114g; 100% Wool]

Gauge
18 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St.
18 sts x 28 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over 1x1 Rib

Sizes
To fit sizes: 19 [21, 23] in/ 48 [53.25, 58.25] cm
Finished size: 15.5 [17.75, 20] in/ 39.5 [45, 50.5] cm

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

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable cast-on for 1X1 & 2x2 ribs

 

Published January 2008

PDF file size: 3.3MB

Product code: WW046KStarburst

Technical editor: Tana Pageler