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Jimster is knit flat, from side to side, and is a fantastically quick knit!

Ideally worked with a provisional cast-on and grafting for a seam-free finish, this little Hat is absolutely perfect for practicing these skills.


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71 [101, 137, 177] yd/65 [93, 125, 162] m
42yd/38m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St. Bulky weight, single ply yarn.

Needles & Notions
Pair 5mm/UK6/US8 straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
Approx 2yd/2m waste yarn
5mm crochet hook
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Abuelita Yarns Mysterious Bulky
[115yd/105m per 100g; 95% Merino-Corriedale, 5% Silk]

Shown in size 20in/56cm on model with 19.5in/49.5cm circumference head

Alternative yarns
Malabrigo Chunky [104yd/95m per 100g; 100% Merino]

Lorna's Laces Shepherd Bulky [140yd/128m per 113g; 100% Wool]

14 sts x 28 rows to 4in/10cm on 5mm needles over Garter St.

To fit sizes: 15 [17, 20, 22] in, 38 [43.25, 51, 56] cm
Finished size: 12 [14, 16, 18] in, 30.5 [35.5, 40.5, 45.75] cm

Skills required
Knit sts, provisional cast-on, Kitchener stitch (grafting)

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on, Garter Stitch Kitchener & Seaming Garter Stitch


Published November 2011

PDF file size: 3.3MB

Product code: WW179KJimster

Technical editors: Heather Murray