Bushel Basket by Amy Miller

Bushel Basket

Knitting
September 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Twist Pattern on larger needle
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
125 - 175 yards (114 - 160 m)
16 (17½, 19¼)” / 40.5 (44.5, 49) cm head circ x 10½ (10¾, 11)” / 26.5 (27.5, 28) cm tall.
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Hat season is here! Bushel Basket is the hat that begs to be knit in several colors. It’s the perfect accessory for every coat, every sweater and every head. Knit in Snug Worsted, or your favorite worsted base, the easy-to-memorize twist pattern (no cables!) makes Bushel Basket the perfect project to have in your purse or backpack, ready to knit a few rows wherever you are!

Plucky Knitter Snug Worsted: Fat Fish Blue, 1 skein
Approx 125 (150, 175) yds / 125 (125, 150) m of worsted
weight yarn

Additional samples shown in High Cotton on Scholar modeled by Hayley (left) and in Flying Atlas on Cachet modeled by Sarah (right).

Hat shown measures 17½ “ / 44.5 cm x 10¾” / 27.5 cm.

MATERIALS
• Size US 8 (5.0 mm) 16” / 40 cm circular (circ) needle and set of
double pointed needles (dpns)—or size necessary to obtain gauge
• Size US 5 (3.75 mm) 16” / 40 cm circ needle
• Stitch markers
• Tapestry needle
• Alpaca fur pom pom (You can find the Alpaca Fur Pom Poms at thetoftalpacashop.co.uk)