Kehä by Asimina Saranti


December 2017
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 11 - 8.0 mm
98 - 164 yards (90 - 150 m)
Size 1(2, 3)
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When I am working on large projects I always get a craving for a quick, bulky knit. Combine that with a spontaneous sale at a local yarn store and you get a new instant gratification project. And a new design!

Kehä is worked in the round, top-down and features very basic stitches, but an interesting way to work the brim. Photos are included to explain the process of this finishing technique.

The Linea Pura Cashsilk is so soft and stretchy, an unbelievably pleasure to knit with. It provides Kehä with a wonderful drape and elasticity for a very comfortable hat.

Instructions are given in written abbreviated form. The textured detail is given as a chart as well as written instructions.

Tech editor: Olympia Driva (biokninja)
Photography & Graphic Design: Asimina Saranti

Lana Grossa Linea Pura Cashsilk
(Super Bulky / 5-6 wpi /
40% Polyamide, 30% Bamboo, 15% Cashmere, 15% Silk)
(75 meters - 82 yards / 50 grams)
Colorway: 029, 2 skeins

8mm / US 11 (or size to obtain gauge)
double pointed needles or 60 cm / 24 inches circular needle


  • 4 stitch markers
  • yarn needle

14 sts / 16 rounds = 10 cm (4 inches) square in stockinette stitch

Size 1(2, 3)

to fit head 50(56, 62) cm / 20(22.5, 25) inches

Sample is shown in size 2.

Skills Required/Techniques Used

  • Basic stitch patterns - stockinette
  • Cables
  • Working from charts
  • Working in the round and flat
  • Increasing, decreasing
  • Picking up stitches
  • Kitchener Stitch

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