Helly by Carol Feller
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Helly

Knitting
December 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
178 - 200 yards (163 - 183 m)
Small (Medium, Large)
This pattern is available for free.

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This hat grew out of necessity. I’m tired of having cold ears! It’s designed to be long enough to pull down over your ears or pushed up further and allowed to slouch. It’s the perfect pattern for using up all those scraps of leftover yarn. Have fun playing with your colours!

SIZES
Small (Medium, Large)
To Fit Head Circumference Up To: 21 (22, 23)“ / 53.5 (57, 58.5) cm
2-3” / 5 – 7.5 cm negative ease recommended.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Headband Circumference:
18 (19, 20)“ / 45.5 (48.5, 51) cm
Hat show is Medium size with 3” / 7.5 cm of negative ease.

YARN
Stolen Stitches ‘Nua’ (60% Merino, 20% Yak, 20% Linen; 153 yds / 140 m per 1.76 oz / 50 g); colours:
C1: August Storms (9809) 1 skein
C2: Rolling Bales (9808) 1 skein
C3: Kitten Fluff (9810) 1 skein
C4: Angry Monkey (9807) 1 skein
C5: Bare Necessities (9806) 1 skein
C6: Hatter’s Teal Party (9803) 1 skein

Approximate Yardage: C1 & C6: 39 (42, 44) yds / 36 (38, 40) m
C2, C3, C4 & C5: 25 (26, 28) yds / 23 (24, 25) m
Yardage is approximate, plus remember this is a hat for leftovers in sport weight so once you have the total yardage you can vary the striping pattern.

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US size 4 / 3.5 mm circular needles, 16” / 40 cm long
US size 4 / 3.5 mm dpns
Or
US size 4 / 3.5 mm circular needles, 40” / 10 cm long for Magic Loop
Always use a needle size that gives you the gauge listed, as every knitter’s gauge is unique.
Tapestry needle, 6 stitch markers (one distinct from other 5).

GAUGE
24 sts and 33 rows = 4” / 10 cm in St St

TECHNIQUES & STITCH PATTERNS
Full details given in written and video form for working helical stripes and felted join.