Alloy by Tatyana Scotce

Alloy

Knitting
October 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 45 rows = 4 inches
in brioche pattern on 3.75mm needles unstretched after blocking
US 5 - 3.75 mm
476 yards (435 m)
1 (2, 3)
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Sizes: 1 (2, 3) To fit head circumference: 53.5 (56, 58.5) cm / 21 (22, 23)”
Circumference (unstretched): 39.5 (42, 44.5) cm / 15½ (16½, 17½)” Height (with folded brim and excluding pompom): 20 (23, 25.5) cm / 8 (9, 10)”
Model wears size 2.

Yarn: The Fibre Company Road to China Light (sport weight; 65% alpaca, 15% silk, 10% camel, 10% cashmere; 145 m / 159 yds per 50 g skein)
Shade A: Abalone; 1 skein for each size
Shade B: Moonstone; 1 skein for each size
Shade C: Grey Pearl; 1 skein for each size

Gauge: 17 sts & 45 rows = 10 cm / 4” over brioche pattern on 3.75 mm needles unstretched after blocking

Needles: 3.75 mm / US 5 circular needle, 40 cm (16”) length 3.75 mm / US 5 DPNs for shaping the crown
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: Stitch marker, pompom maker 85 mm / 3⅜” diameter (optional)

Notes: The hat is knitted in the round. Do not cross yarn of different shades when changing shade at the end of each round; when knitting in the round, shade changes happen every round.