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Torsione is a stranded colourwork Hat, knitted on the bias. The tension between the stitches created by the stitch pattern are highlighted by the colours to great effect. It is also surprisingly simple to knit!
Pattern is worked in the round from the bottom up and includes 5 sizes, covering newborns through to adults.
Yarn A: 54 [67, 83, 102, 122] yd/50 [61, 76, 93, 112] m
Yarn B: 71 [92, 110, 130, 151] yd/65 [84, 101, 119, 139] m
47yd/43m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
DK weight, plied yarn
Needles & Notions
Set 3.75mm/UK9/US5 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
3,75mm crochet hook
Spare needle to aid with crown construction
Stitch marker as necessary
Shown in Fyberspates Vivacious DK [251yd/230m per 100g; 100% Merino]
Shown in size 20in/51cm on model with 21in/53.25cm circumference head
23 sts x 35 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over St.St
24 sts x 36 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over Twisted Rib
To fit size: 14 [16, 18, 20, 22] in/ 35.5 [40.75, 45.75, 51, 56] cm
Finished size: 13.25 [14.75, 16, 17.25, 18.75] in/ 33.75 [37.5, 40.75, 43.75, 47.75] cm
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on & bind-off, stranded knitting techniques
Written instructions with crown shaping schematic; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable Cast-on & Crochet Bind-off
First published October 2014 by The Knitter magazine; republished March 2016
PDF file size: 2.6MB, image res. 300DPI
Product code: WW263KTorsione
Technical editor: Heather Murray