La Spiga by Cristina Ghirlanda
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La Spiga

Knitting
October 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16.5 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
130 yards (119 m)
one size
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La Spiga is a quick to knit one-skein hat. The simple cables are approachable even for beginners.

Written and charted directions are given for the stitch pattern. Measurements are given in both centimeters and inches.

MATERIALS

YARN

Worsted weight

Shown here: Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 50g/140 yards; color Camper: 1 skein)

NEEDLES

5 mm / US 8 circular needle of length 40 cm / 16”; adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.

5 mm / US 8 needle(s) in your preferred style for small circumference knitting in the round

NOTIONS

Cable needle, yarn needle

GAUGE

16.5 sts and 24 rows = 10 cm / 4” in Stockinette stitch, blocked.

21.5 sts and 25.5 rows = in Cable Pattern, blocked.

SIZES

One size to fit an average adult female

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Circumference: 47 cm / 18.5” (to fit an actual head circumference of about 57 cm / 22.5”)

Brim to center of crown: 24 cm / 9.5”