Glenfiddich Hat by Annamária Ötvös

Glenfiddich Hat

Knitting
December 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
180 yards (165 m)
One size
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Glenfiddich Hat is worked in the round and it features a mix of cables and K1below columns. Hat begins with an optional tubular cast on, the crown shaping is integrated into the cable pattern. Please note that the cable pattern is charted only.


Gauge
20 sts and 28 rounds = 10x10 cm/4”x4” in Stockinette Stitch knit in the round with needle A after blocking
Obtaining the correct gauge is not crucial, but any differences will affect the size of the finished hat.

Sizes
One size

Finished Measurements
50 cm / 19½” circumference at widest point, 22 cm / 8½” height, unstretched. Comfortably fit average adult head sizes (20-22”), the sample shown on a 55 cm / 21½ inches head.

Yarn
Approximately 165 m/180 y.

Sample made with The Plucky Knitter Plucky Sweater (90% merino, 10% Nylon; 247 m/270 y per skein) in colourway Selvedge.

Needles
· needle A: 80 cm/32” circular needle or 40 cm/16” circular needle and double pointed needles (dpns) in size 4.0 mm/ US 6 (or size to obtain gauge)
· needle B: 80 cm/32” circular needle or 40 cm/16” circular needle and double pointed needles (dpns) in size 3.5 mm/ US 4 or two sizes smaller than needle A for the Ribbing
· needle C: 80 cm/32” circular needle or 40 cm/16” circular needle and double pointed needles (dpns) in size 3.0 mm/ US 2½ or two sizes smaller than needle B for the Tubular Cast On (optional)

40 cm/16” circular needles and dpns are optional if you prefer the Magic Loop Method for working small circumferences in the round.

Notions
· stitch markers: 1 red, 2 (3: 2: 3: 2: 4) blue
· cable needle
· waste yarn for the tubular cast on (optional)

Skill level: Intermediate
Necessary skills: Knitting in the round, knitting with dpns or magic loop, working from chart, using a cable needle.