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Break out of boring with this deceptively simple Hat. Rows of bricks stack up in a textural stitch pattern that allows you you the choice of using solid or variegated yarn for a range of effects. Since it also lends itself to easy adaptation for a different gauge, Arkanoid is an ideal stash buster.

Instructions for a generous six sizes are provided, with notes on knitting a less slouchy version, as well as tutorials for the crochet provisional cast-on and joining live stitches.

Available as a single pattern or as part of the Hatopia collection.

127 [154, 188, 226, 268, 313] yd/116 [141, 173, 207, 245, 286] m
53yd/49m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
4Ply or fingering weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 2.75mm/UK12/US2 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
2.75mm crochet hook
3yd/3m waste yarn
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in BabyLongLegs Semi~Precious 4ply
[437yd/400m per 100g; 50% Merino, 50% Silk]

Shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 21.75in/52.25cm circumference head

Alternative yarns
Cascade Yarns Heritage Silk [437yd/400m per 100g; 85% Merino, 15% Silk]

26 sts x 38 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.75mm needles over St.St.

To fit sizes: 14 [16, 18, 20, 22, 24] in/ 35.5 [40.75, 45.75, 51, 56, 61] cm
Finished size: 11.75 [13.5, 15.25, 17, 18.75, 20.25] in/ 30 [34.5, 38.75, 43.25, 47.5, 51.5] cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, provisional cast-on, joining live sts

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Crochet provisional cast-on & Joining live sts


Published February 2012

PDF file size: 3.3MB

Product code: WW180KArkanoid

Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray