Fairytale Winter by Susan B. Anderson
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Fairytale Winter

Knitting
November 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
220 yards (201 m)
Rib section: 20-inch circumference to fit an average head size with a 20-23-inch circumference.
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Here is the pattern information:

Grab that skein of worsted weight and dive into this fast and fun hat. The deep ribbed brim is simple and mindless. It could be made shorter if you are using a 100 gram skein.

The Fairytale Lace chart (adapted from a chart in Melissa Leapman’s Stitch Dictionary) is simple with yarn overs and simple increases and decreases. The chart includes written instructions.

Finished measurement:
Rib section: 20-inch circumference
To fit an average head size with a 20-23-inch circumference.

Yarn: Highland Handmades Green Ash Worsted (100% Superwash Merino; 220 yards/125 grams); 1 skein in the Kineo colorway.

Finished sample hat weighs 109 grams not including a pom-pom.

Needles: 16-inch circular needles in US size 6/4mm and US 7/4.5mm, and a set of four US size 7/4.5mm double-pointed needles OR size to obtain gauge

Gauge:
5.5 stitches per inch on the smaller needle size in stockinette stitch
5 stitches per inch on the larger needle size in stockinette stitch

Materials:
Stitch markers
Yarn needle
Scissors
Ruler or tape measure
Optional: 2-inch pom-pom maker or a faux fur pom-pom. The white pom-pom is from Bernat and has a 10-inch circumference.

Abbreviations:
K knit
P purl
St(s) stitch(es)
Rnd(s) round(s)
SSK slip 2 stitches one at a time as if to knit, then knit the two slipped stitches together through the back loops.
K2tog knit two stitches together
P2tog purl two stitches together
YO bring the yarn to the front and over the right needle and to the back.
Tbl through the back loop