Leif the Lucky by Elizabeth Sullivan

Leif the Lucky

Knitting
October 2012
Sport (12 wpi) ?
40 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in St st worked in double knitting
US 5 - 3.75 mm
350 yards (320 m)
Circumference: 22½"
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This reversible hat is knit in a luxurious (and warm!) alpaca/wool blend. It features double knitting, seamless finishing and a Latvian braid trim.

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Finished Measurements
Circumference: 22½“
Length: 8½” (not including earflaps)

Yarn
Sport weight:
170 yds colour A, 90 yds each colours B and C

Shown in Sweet Paprika Cambiata, 1 skein each in Hedgehog (A), Tayberry (B) and Sage (C).

Needles
Size 5 (3.75mm) circular needle, 16” (40cm) long
Size 5 (3.75mm) set of double-pointed needles or
Size 5 (3.75mm) circular needle, 16” (40cm) or longer, for two circular method

Notions
Stitch markers, smooth waste yarn, yarn needle

Gauge
40 sts and 28 rows = 4” (10cm) in double knitting