Pebbles

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The casual Hat Pebbles can be knitted in two different ways: tightly fitting with a smooth crown as a beanie or as a slouch variant with a softly gathered crown for a more loose fit. It is reminiscent of the English pebble beaches and is knitted seamlessly bottom up and in the round. Both styles feature shaping incorporated into the stitch pattern for a sophisticated finish.

Pattern is knit in the round from the bottom up, and includes 3 sizes.


Yarn
Beanie: 92 [111, 133] yd/84 [102, 121] m
Slouch: 132 [156, 189] yd/121 [145, 173] m
Each Hat uses a single 100g/175yd/160m skein
34yd/31m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Aran weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 4mm/UK8/US6 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker
Tapestry needle
Cable needle

Sample details
Shown in Rosy Green Wool Big Merino Hug in shades Taupe (Beanie) and Isar Pebble (Slouch) [175yd/160m per 100g; 100% Organic Extra Fine Merino]

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

Gauge
20 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St.
20 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over 1x1 Twisted Rib, lightly stretched

Sizes
To fit sizes: 19 [21, 23] in/48.25 [53.25, 58.5] cm
Finished size - Beanie: 16 [18, 20] in/40.75 [45.75, 50.75] cm
inished size - Slouch: 16 [17.75, 19.25] in/40.75 [45, 49] cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on, cables (travelling sts)

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable cast-on & Cabling Without a Cable Needle
 

Published October 2018.

PDF file size: 6.8MB, image res. 300DPI

Product code: WW342KPebbles

Technical editors: Heather Murray