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Ponderosa

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Skill Level

Intermediate

Skills Needed

  • Cables
  • Ribbing
  • Seamless
  • Textured
  • Worked In The Round

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Pattern Details

Perfect details, a little slouch and subtle colour combine for a quietly elegant Hat that you’ll want to wear as much as you love making it. Choose a smooth yarn with not too much variegation to show off Ponderosa’s distinctive motif. Tutorials are included for cast-on and cast-off techniques as well as how to pick up cast-off stitches to create the beautiful horizontal chain. Yarn: 104 (132, 174, 193) yd/95 (121, 158, 176) m 45yd/41m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St. DK weight, plied yarn Needles & Notions: Set 3.25mm/UK10/US3 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge 4mm/UK8/US6 needle (for cast-off) Stitch markers as necessary Tapestry needle Cable needle Sample details: Shown in The Mulberry Dyer Delice DK (123yd/112m per 50g; 50% Baby Alpaca, 50% Silk) Shown in size 21in/53.25cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head Gauge: 24 sts x 32 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.25mm needles over St.St. 24 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.25mm needles over Twisted Rib Sizes: To fit sizes: 17 (19, 21, 23) in/43.25 (48.25, 53.25, 58.5) cm Finished size: 14 (16, 18, 20) in/35.5 (40.75, 45.75, 50.75) cm Skills required: Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on, travelling sts, picking up sts Pattern contents: Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable cast-on, Standard Chain cast-off, Picking up Stitches

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Woolly Wormhead
Woolly Wormhead
Woolly Wormhead is a Hat architect. With a background in industrial, sculptural and fine art Textiles, these influences can be seen in her work; having always been a lover of Hats and a life-long knitter, she enjoys bringing these different aspects together. Constantly fascinated with unusual construction techniques, developing stitch combinations and techniques to achieve a unique, versatile piece, Woolly Wormhead is always encouraging knitters and crocheters to be more adventurous.