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Black Prince Hood

Knitting
November 2011
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
4.5 stitches and 7 rows = 1 inch in Stockinette Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
160 - 340 yards (146 - 311 m)
S (M, L, XL)
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Errata available: anniemodesitt.com

A Fitted Hood based on the funeral effigy of 
Edward of Woodstock, Prince of Wales
June 1330 – June 1376, this is the first released pattern from the collection, “History On Two Needles” which will be published as a book in 2010.

The piece is worked from the chin up, utilizing provisional cast-ons at the jawline and forehead. The jawline sts are picked up and increased to create the neck and collar (this is where the larger needle sizes are used), and the forehead sts are picked up and bound off using an i-cord bind off.
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Instructions are given for each of the above techniques, but this may not be a project for a first time knitter…

Skill Level K 3 Intermediate
Notions
Waste yarn (for provisional cast on), 14 (16, 17, 19 st markers, dpns for hat closure (optional)
Fiber
Berroco, Pure Merino Chine (92yds/84m 1.75oz/50gr) per skein 8656 Yelloise, 2 (3, 3, 4) balls