Dapple by Meaghan Schmaltz

Dapple

Knitting
September 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch in the rnd
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
328 yards (300 m)
Women’s Fitted (Women’s Slouch, Men’s Fitted)
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Inspired by the rays of filtered light that peek through the trees of the forest, Dapple features delicate columns of yarn overs from brim to crown, capturing the essence of that dappled glow. It’s a perfectly cozy hat for everyday wear.

SKILL LEVEL
Easy

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Women’s Fitted (Women’s Slouch, Men’s Fitted): 19 (21 ½, 21 ½)“ / 48 (54.5, 54.5) cm circumference; 7 ½ (9, 8)” / 19 (23, 20) cm tall
Intended to be worn with 2 (½, 2)“ / 5 (1, 5) cm negative ease.

YARN
1 skein SweetGeorgia Yarns Superwash Sport in Hemlock (328 yds / 300 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g skein; 100% superwash merino wool)

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
Size 3 US / 3.25 mm circular needle,
16” / 40 cm long
Size 5 US / 3.75 mm circular needle,
16” / 40 cm long
Size 5 US / 3.75 mm set of five
double-pointed needles
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain
the correct gauge.
Stitch Marker, tapestry needle

GAUGE
24 sts and 38 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch in the round using the larger needle, after blocking.