Dillinger by Allyson Dykhuizen


April 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in St st colorwork pattern
US 2 - 2.75 mm
220 - 256 yards (201 - 234 m)
Beanie hat is 17 ½” around and 8 ¼” long and slouchy hat is 21” around and 8 ¾” long
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Gradient kits keep you on your toes and work seamlessly with the triangle stitch pattern featured in Dillinger. Choose to ease your colors from dark to light or go with bolder color contrast - you’ve got five colors to play with! Also choose between a more tight fitting beanie style hat or slouchy fitting hat. With lots of color combos and styles to choose from you may need more than one!

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Finished Size For both beanie and slouchy style hats. Beanie hat is 17 ½” around and 8 ¼” long and slouchy hat is 21” around and 8 ¾” long. Pattern is written: Beanie Size (Slouchy Size). Blue hat is shown as a Beanie and green hat is shown slouchy.

Yarn: Wonderland Yarns Cheshire Cat, Down the Rabbit Hole gradient mini skeins, 100% Superwash Merino Wool; 128 yds per 1 oz skein, 5 skeins equal 640 yards. Shown in Shillings & Pence #16 and Tumtum Tree #19. Darkest Color (C1), 2nd Darkest Color (C2), Middle Color (C3), 2nd Lightest Color (C4), Lightest Color (C5).

Needles: Size 2 (2.75 mm): 16” circular (cir) and double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Marker (m), tapestry needle.

Gauge: 30 sts and 32 rows = 4” (10 cm) in colorwork pattern.

Notes: Decide how to assign your colors. The blue hat is shown with biggest color contrast between gradients and the green hat is shown with the least amount of contrast.