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Sizes: 1 (2)
Finished circumference (unstretched): 46.5 (51.5) cm / 18¼ (20¼)” – to be worn with 5 cm / 2” negative ease
Model wears size 1.
Yarn: The Fibre Co. Cumbria Fingering (4ply / fingering weight; 60% merino wool, 30% masham wool, 10% mohair; 300 m / 328 yds per 100 g skein)
A: Eden Valley; 1 (1) skein
B: Yew Tree; 1 (1) skein
C: Buttermere; 1 (1) skein
Gauge: 30 sts & 34 rows = 10 cm / 4” over colourwork pattern on 3 mm needles after blocking.
Needles: 3 mm / US 2½ knitting needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.
Notions: Stitch marker, 6 cm / 1¼” pompom maker (optional).
Notes: Beginning with a tubular cast on, Bash is worked in the round, from the bottom up. The single rib brim is worked to double length and folded back. Chart repeats build the colourwork pattern to the correct height of the hat, and then the remainder of the chart is completed. Duplicate stitch is used to highlight some of the arrows and a pompom is made in the same colour.