Gather by tincanknits


October 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round with larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
70 - 450 yards (64 - 411 m)
Hat: Baby, Toddler, Child, Adult S, M, L Cowl: Child, Adult Short, Adult Long
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Gather - by Tin Can Knits

Smock Attack! Knit Social is a knitting events company, focused on the ways that people come together around knitting. This hat uses smocked stitches to gather
fabric together, for a richly textured fabric.

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Hat: Baby (Toddler, Child, Adult S, M, L)
Fits head 16 (17.5, 19, 20.5, 22, 23) inches around
Cowl: Child (Adult Short, Adult Long)
6 (9.5, 9.5) inches tall by 19 (23, 48) inches around

DK or Worsted weight yarn (knits to 20 sts / 4”)
For hat: 70 (80, 90, 110, 150, 170) yds
For cowl: 90 (225, 450) yds
(samples shown in Rainbow Heirloom Sweater in ‘auld lang syne’ and ‘golden north’, Sweet Fiber Merino Twist DK in ‘dusted rose’ and Tanis Fiber Arts Purewash DK in ‘mint’)

For hat: US #4 / 3.5 mm 16” circular needle,
US #6 / 4 mm 16” circular and DPNs
(or as required to meet gauge)
For cowl: US #6 / 4 mm 16 (16, 32)” circular needle

20 sts / 28 rounds per 4 inches in stockinette
27 sts/ 25 rounds per 4 inches in smocking stitch
(gauge using larger needles)

stitch marker, darning needle

Helpful Tutorials
Smocking stitch
Hat Knitting Tutorial
Casting onto circular needles
Knitting on double pointed needles
Magic loop

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