Aspen Leaves by Meaghan Schmaltz

Aspen Leaves

Knitting
August 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
15.5 stitches and 17 rows = 4 inches
in 2-color even brioche, knit flat on smaller size needle
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
845 - 855 yards (773 - 782 m)
Hat: 18” circumference; Scarf: 6” wide x 53” long
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Aspen are tall thin trees with white bark and small oval leaves. The pretty brioche knitting design on this hat and scarf is an ode to these magnificent trees. Knit these pieces using Ewe Ewe Wooly Worsted yarn and hit the slopes!

Note: Brioche knitting is an advanced technique and contains stitches not common to regular knitting.

Here are the hat specs:

Hat Measurements: 18” circumference (un-stretched), 7¾” tall

Yarn: Ewe Ewe Yarns, Wooly Worsted, 95 yards,
MC: 2 skeins (90 Vanilla)
CC: 2 skeins (60 Teal)

Needles: US 7 (4.5 mm) 16” circular knitting needle
US 7 (4.5 mm) double-pointed knitting needles

Supplies: Locking stitch marker, yarn needle

Gauge: 16.5 sts and 21 rows = 4” in 2-color even brioche, knit in the round.

Here are the scarf specs:

Scarf Measurements: 6” wide x 53” long

Yarn: Ewe Ewe Yarns, Wooly Worsted, 95 yards,
MC: 3 skeins (90 Vanilla)
CC: 2 skeins (60 Teal)

Needles: US 7 (4.5 mm) 24” circular knitting needle
US 8 (5 mm) 24” circular knitting needle

Supplies: Locking stitch marker, yarn needle

Gauge: 15.5 sts and 17 rows = 4” in 2-color even brioche, knit flat on smaller size needle