Bridgeway by Melissa Thomson

Bridgeway

Knitting
October 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, blocked
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
200 yards (183 m)
one size, to fit average adult head sizes 21-23"
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This pattern is part of the Sweet Fiber Accessories e-book.


BRIDGEWAY

Bridgeway features a twisted rib brim and an arching, criss cross lace motif that is easy to memorize and quick to knit. Cleverly placed decreases bring the pattern to a gathered star at the top of the hat for a beautifully finished look.


One size
To fit an average adult head (53-58 cm / 21-23” circumference)

Finished Measurements
51 cm / 20” around x 19 cm / 7 1/2” tall

Yarn
1 skein of Sweet Fiber Merino Twist Worsted (180m/200y per 115g skein). Shown in Smoke.

Needles
3.75mm / US #5 16” circular needle
4.5mm / US #7 16” circular needle
4.5mm / US #7 dpns
or sizes needed to obtain gauge

Gauge
Swatches should be made in the round, using larger needles.
18 sts and 28 rows over 10cm/4” in stockinette stitch using larger needles, blocked.
12 st / 8 row lace repeat = 6 cm / 2 1/2” wide and 3 cm / 1 1/4” tall, blocked aggressively.

Notions
darning needle
stitch marker

This pattern is both written and charted.