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Kilbride is an exploration in garter stitch lace, texture and structure, which finishes with an unusual crown shaping. Ideal for hand-dyed yarns, it will work just as well in something solid in colour.

Worked from the bottom up and available in 5 sizes, Kilbride will provide warmth for many heads.

Available as a single pattern or as part of the Painted Woolly Toppers for Kids collection.

100 [140, 185, 243, 303] yd/92 [128, 170, 223, 277] m
49yd/45m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in Garter St.
Sock/Fingering/4ply weight, plied yarn

Needles & Notions
Set 2.25mm/UK13/US1 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
2.25mm crochet hook
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Old Maiden Aunt Merino 4ply [400yd/366m per 100g; 100% Superwash Merino]

Shown in size 19in/48.25cm on model with 18in/45.75cm circumference head

31 sts x 42 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.25mm needles over St.St.
30 sts x 58 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.25mm needles over Garter St.

To fit size: 14 [16, 19, 21, 23] in/35.5 [40.75, 48.25, 53.25, 58.5] cm
Finished size: 11.75 [13.75, 16, 18.25, 20.25] in/29.75 [35, 40.75, 46.25, 51.5] cm

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

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Crochet Provisional Cast-on

Published September 2016

PDF file size: 1.5MB

Product code: WW288KKilbride

Technical editors: Heather Murray & Clare Devine