Barley - by Tin Can Knits
Learn to knit with Alexa and Emily! The Barley Hat is the fourth project in The Simple Collection - a learn to knit series with 8 excellent free patterns and clear tutorials.
From your first scarf, to mittens, socks, and sweaters, learn all you need to know to make modern seamless knits for the entire family!
If you are just beginning, you might want to check out our Simple Collection Tutorials ::: How to Cast On (video), How to Knit (video), How to Purl (video), How to Bind Off (Video), How to Knit Your First Scarf, How to Weave in Ends, Basic Blocking, and all about Knitting Supplies: Knitting Needles and Yarn.
Sizing: finished hat to fit baby (toddler, child, adult small/medium, adult large)
Head circumference: 16 (18, 20, 22, 24) inches
note about samples - the hat can be knit as a snug beanie (like the baby and adult S samples) by knitting to length per the pattern. For a slouchier hat (like the child and adult L samples) simply knit an extra inch or so in length before decreasing!
Yarn: 70 (90, 110, 150, 170) yds aran/worsted weight yarn (sample shown in Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage in ‘Winter Wheat’, ‘Thoreau’, ‘Badlands’ and ‘Twig’)
Needles: US #8 / 5.0 mm (or as required to meet gauge)
Gauge: 18 sts and 22 rows/ 4” in stockinette stitch
Notions: stitch marker, darning needle
For all pattern abbreviations, techniques, and to contact us, visit www.tincanknits.com