Buckleigh by Lynn Di Cristina


September 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in garter in the round prior to blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
225 yards (206 m)
Head circumference of 20-22”/51-56 cm [22-23.5”/56-59.7 cm]
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Gradual decreases are used to attain the depth of the solid crown section of the hat.

Sizes: Head circumference of 20-22”/51-56 cm 22-23.5”/56-59.7 cm

Yarn: 225 yds of DK weight yarn. Shown using Kismet Fiber Works Sleek DK (230 yds/210 m per 100g skein), 50% silk, 50% wool.
Main Color: Country Road 92 yds/40g
Contrast Color 1: Concord 69 yds/30g
Contrast Color 2: Limoncello 64 yds/28g

Needles: US#4/3.5 mm & US#6/4.0 mm 16”/40 cm circular needles & a set of US#6/4.0 mm DPNs, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge: 20 sts/24 rows = 4”/10 cm in garter, knitted in the round, using a US#4/3.5 mm needle before blocking.

Notions: Stitch marker and tapestry needle.

This pattern has been test knitted.