Leave it to Me by Louise Zass-Bangham

Leave it to Me

February 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches = 4 inches
in stocking stitch (stockinette)
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
399 yards (365 m)
S/M to fit 20"/51cm head & L/XL to fit 22"/56cm head
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This irresistible hat is embossed with elegant leaves. To make it extra special, details are picked out with pretty beads.

Worked in the round, this is a lovely project for an intermediate knitter - made easier if you choose to omit the optional beads.

Would you like the beautiful mitts to match? Buy this pattern together with the mitts in the ebook Leaving.

S/M to fit 20”/51cm head
L/XL to fit 22”/56cm head


  • Fyberspates NEW Vivacious 4ply (100% superwash merino; 365m/399yds per 100g skein) Deep Forest (605) 1 x 100g skein
  • 2.75mm/US 2 and 3mm/US 2 1/2 needles for working in the round using your preferred method - either sets dpns, magic loop circulars with minimum 80cm/32” cable, or two sets each circulars with 60cm/24” cables.
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle to weave in ends

For optional beads

  • Approx 75 beads, size 6. Sample uses Debbie Abrahams, size 6, Slick (605).
  • Crochet hook 1mm/US 12 or slightly smaller, to attach beads.

28 sts to 10cm/4” over stocking stitch (stockinette) using 3mm/US 2 1/2 needles or size required to achieve tension.