In Transit by Allison O'Mahony
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In Transit

Knitting
February 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
220 - 440 yards (201 - 402 m)
S/M (M/L)
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In Transit hat pattern by Allison O’Mahony


In Transit is a basic hat with a clever, transitional colorwork pattern. The zigzag colorwork is based on a simple, two-color salt and pepper fair isle pattern. Working the pattern over an odd number of stitches hides the jog that naturally occurs when knitting stranded colorwork in the round; a seemingly simple detail that provides polished results!

In Transit can be worked in two highly contrasting colors that stand out, or in two similar colors for a more subtle look.

Size
S/M (M/L) to fit 20.5-22 (22-23.5)”/52-56 (56-60) cm head circumference with 0-1.5”/0-4 cm negative ease

Shown in size M/L with no ease for a relaxed, slouchy fit. For a snugger fit, choose a size with about 1-1.5”/2.5-4 cm of negative ease.

Finished Dimensions
Finished circumference 20.5 (22)”, after blocking

Materials
Cascade Yarns Cascade 220 (100% Wool; 220 yards [201 meters]/100 grams): 7803 Magenta (C1), 1 (1) skein
Cascade Yarns Cascade 220 Heathers (100% Wool; 220 yards [201 meters]/100 grams): 8011 Aspen
Heather (C2), 1 (1) skein

Needles
One 24” circular needle, and one set of DPNs, size 4 mm/US 6 (or size needed to obtain gauge)
One 24” circular needle, size 4.5 mm/US 7

Gauge
22 sts and 26 rounds = 4” [10 cm] in Zigzag colorwork pattern on larger needles after wet blocking
22 sts and 28 rounds = 4” [10 cm] in single-color St st on smaller needles after wet blocking

Additional Tools
Stitch marker, tapestry needle

Skill Level
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