Compass Rose by Alegria DaSilva

Compass Rose

May 2017
Liberty Farm Cashmere (80% wool, 20% cashmere)
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Diamond weave stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
200 - 220 yards (183 - 201 m)
One size
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Compass Rose is a slouchy feminine beanie worked bottom up, and features an interesting and surprisingly easy twisted stitch. The ribbed band is knitted flat and seamed invisibly; then stitches are picked up to form the body. The stitch pattern is easy to memorize and works up quickly. The crown is shaped using rapid symmetrical decreases.

Compass Rose is suitable for intermediate knitters or adventurous beginners. Requires familiarity with knitting in the round and working slipped stitches.

Finished Measurement
• One size. Circumference: 21 inches. Length: 9 inches.

• Yarn – 70 grams (200 yards) of sport weight.
• Gauge – 28 sts/28 rows = 4 inches/10 cm in 1x1 rib (for the hat band)
• Gauge - 22 sts/36 rounds = 4 inches/10 cm in diamond weave stitch
• Needles – Set of 5 double pointed needles US 7/4.5 mm
• Darning needle
• Stitch marker
• Measuring tape or row counter (optional)