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Adrastea

Knitting
April 2014
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in pattern stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
150 - 225 yards (137 - 206 m)
XS, S, M, L
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Adrastea is a reversible hat that buttons to create a gathered look, it is worked from the bottom up in the round. The stitch pattern works great for showing off the texture of a light colored yarn or for showing off color changes in semisolid yarns. Named for one of the moons of Jupiter, which was in turn, named for one of the nymphs that cared for Zeus in his infancy.

Size
XS - finished measurement, 16.75 in/42.5cm to fit, 17 in/43cm to 19 in/48.5cm head
S - 18.5 in/47cm,19 in/48.5cm to 21 in/53.5cm
M - 20.25 in/51.5cm, 21 in/53.5cm to 22.5 in/57cm
L - 22 in/56cm, 22.5 in +/57cm +

Shown in M, modeled on a 21 inch/53.5cm head.

Materials
Madelinetosh DK Twist, 100% Superwash Merino, 250 yards/229m, shown in Farmhouse White
US 7/4.5 mm 16 inch circular needles and/or a longer circular for magic loop or double-point needles
US 5/3.75 mm 16 inch circular needles
2 - 1 inch/25mm buttons
Yarn needle
Stitch markers

Skill Level
Advanced beginner

Thanks to my awesome test knitters and my lovely tech editor, Kate Vanover.