Jimster by Woolly Wormhead
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Jimster

Knitting
November 2011
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
71 - 239 yards (65 - 219 m)
15, 17, 20, 22 in/38, 43.25, 51, 56 cm
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Jimster is knit flat, from side to side, and is a fantastically quick knit! Ideally worked with a provisional cast-on and grafting for a seam-free finish, this little Hat is absolutely perfect for practising these skills. Notes are included for grafting garter stitch, and a lengthier photographic tutorial can be downloaded from here.

Yarn
71 (101, 137, 177) yd/65 (93, 125, 162) m
42yd/38m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St. Bulky weight, single ply yarn.

Needles & Notions
Pair 5mm/UK6/US8 straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
Approx 2yd/2m waste yarn
5mm crochet hook
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Abuelita Yarns Mysterious Bulky (115yd/105m per 100g; 95% Merino-Corriedale, 5% Silk)
Shown in size 20in/56cm on model with 19.5in/49.5cm circumference head

Gauge
14 sts x 28 rows to 4in/10cm on 5mm needles over Garter St.

Alternative yarns
Malabrigo Chunky (104yd/95m per 100g; 100% Merino)
Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Bulky (140yd/128m per 113g; 100% Wool)

Sizes
To fit sizes: 15 (17, 20, 22) in, 38 (43.25, 51, 56) cm
Finished size: 12 (14, 16, 18) in, 30.5 (35.5, 40.5, 45.75) cm

Skills required
Knit sts, provisional cast-on, Kitchener stitch (grafting)

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on, Garter Stitch Kitchener & Seaming Garter Stitch

Support
Do you need help with this pattern? We have a specific discussion thread in the Wormhead’s Hats group where you can ask any questions.

Published November 2011
PDF file size: 3.3MB
Product code: WW179KJimster
Technical editors: Heather Murray