Cengkeh means clove in Bahasa Indonesia. It’s the aromatic flower buds and commonly used as a spice. It is native to the Maluku Islands in Indonesia. I always use dried cloves when I cook clear soup and many other Indonesian traditional foods. The lacy motif in this hat represents the clove buds.
1 skein of Papiput Silky Merino DK in Nusa Dua colorway. 100 grams, approx. 300 meters. 70% extra fine merino, 30% silk.
1 DPN set or 15” circular needles US-3 (3.25mm) and US-5 (3.75mm).
1 cable needle
1 tapestry needle
Optional - 5 stitch markers (4 pieces of the same color, 1 piece of different color)
Body chart round 1-33 = 10 x 10 cm, work in the round using larger needles (US-5/3.75mm), blocked, relaxed.
Bottom-up hat, work in the round.
The pattern has been tested.