Bavarian Twisted Hat by Laura Farson

Bavarian Twisted Hat

Knitting
November 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 14 rows = 2 inches
in twisted rib unstretched
US 7 - 4.5 mm
191 yards (175 m)
Adult 18" circumference
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This pattern is available for free.

This is a traditional Bavarian knitting technique in which stitches twist and travel in delicate intricate patterns. It is often used for socks and sweaters, but found too in mittens, gloves and hats.

It has countless variations of which we will explore several choices. The hat is worked in the round on one circular or double point needles.

This is a Free pattern!

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Skill Level:
Intermediate

Size:
Large circumference: 18” height: 9”

Materials:
Cascade Yarns® Longwood;
100% Superwash Extra-Fine Merino Wool,
100 g (3.5 oz) / 191 yds (175 m)
1 skein of color #02 (Grey Frost)
2-US 7/16” Circular or DPN Knitting Needles for crown
Stitch Markers
Yarn Needle

Gauge:
13 x 14 rds = 2” in twisted rib unstretched