Delta Hat by Ella Austin
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Delta Hat

Knitting
March 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in over stranded colourwork using larger needles, after washing and blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
To fit head circumference: 52-57cm [20½-22½in]
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Delta Hat is deceptively straight forward to knit. Using simple decreases, the bold geometric design flows effortlessly into a heavily patterned crown.

Size
To fit head circumference: 52-57cm 20½-22½in
Actual hat circumference: 50cm 19¾in
Length from crown to brim: 22cm 8¾in

Skills
Casting on, knit, purl, decreasing, working in the round, stranded colourwork, working from a chart

Gauge
24 sts and 26 rows to 10cm 4in over stranded colourwork using larger needles, after washing and blocking

Yarn
The Island Wool Company Navia Duo 4ply (80% Faroese wool and 20% English lambswool; 180m 195yds per 50g ball)
Yarn A: Medium Grey (N23) 1 x 50g ball
Yarn B: Pastel Pink (N232) 1 x 50g ball
Yarn C: Charcoal Grey (N24) 1 x 50g ball
These yarn quantities should be sufficient to make both the mitts and the hat.

Needles and Accessories
Always use needle size needed to get correct gauge.
DPNs can be replaced with your preferred method for knitting small circumferences in the round.
3.5mm US 4/UK 9-10 DPNs
3.25mm US 3/UK 10 DPNs or a size smaller than those needed to get correct gauge
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