Carving Hearts by Chrissy Prange

Carving Hearts

Knitting
November 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
150 - 175 yards (137 - 160 m)
one size; fits the average women's head
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Yarn
Approximately 175 yards of worsted weight/aran weight yarn total

Hat Sample Shown in:
The Plucky Knitter Primo Aran 75% merino/20% cashmere/5% nylon with 200 yards/115 grams - used approx. 145 yards/81 grams

Needles
1 US size 6 (4.0 mm), 16-inch circular
1 US size 7 (4.5 mm), 16-inch circular
1 set of US size 7 (4.5 mm) double pointed needles

Notions
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends
Stitch marker for marking beginning of round

Gauge
21 sts/30 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on US size 7 needles with The Plucky Knitter Primo Aran

Finished Size of Hat
Hat has a fitted rib and slightly slouchy body. Fits the average woman’s head.
8 1/2” across by 8” tall (lying flat & unstretched) UNBLOCKED

Abbreviations/Sts Used
dpn – double pointed needles
k – knit
k2tog – knit 2 together
k3tog – knit 3 together
m1 (knit) – lift loop between stitches from back, knit into front of loop
p – purl
rnd – round
sl – slip
ssk – slip, slip (knitwise), knit slipped sts together
sssk – slip, slip, slip (knitwise), knit slipped sts together
st(s) – stitch(es)
yo – yarn over