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Inspired by the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, this feminine Hat features a cluster of leaf motifs on a reverse stocking stitch background. Growing up from the soft picot edged brim, the leaf motifs graduate towards the crown and integrate with the shaping.

The pattern is provided in both written and charted format, and includes 3 sizes.

123 [146, 180] yd/113 [133, 164] m
41yd/38m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
4ply weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 3mm/UK11/US2½ DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
3mm crochet hook
Approx 3yd/3m waste yarn
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Shilisdair Luxury 4ply [220yd/201m per 50g; 40% Angora, 40% Merino, 10% Camel, 10% Cashmere]

Shown in size 21in/53.25cm on model with 21.75in/53.25cm circumference head

24 sts x 36 rows to 4in/10cm on 3mm needles over St.St.

To fit sizes: 19 [21, 23] in/ 48.25 [53.25, 58.5] cm
Finished size: 17.25 [18.75, 20] in/ 43.75 [47.5, 50.75] cm

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

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on & joining Live sts


Published August 2011

PDF file size: 3.1MB

Product code: WW153KRennie

Technical editor: Heather Murray