Lionheart by Annamária Ötvös

Lionheart

Knitting
December 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in Lionheart Cable Pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
105 - 205 yards (96 - 187 m)
Toddler (Child: Adult S: Adult L)
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Lionheart is a cabled hat with wide brim. The wide ribbing produces a slouchy hat, but if you prefer a tighter hat you can wear it with folded brim. The optional tubular cast-on provides a beautiful, elastic hem.


Gauge
25 sts and 23 rounds = 10x10 cm/4”x4” in Lionheart Cable Pattern knit in the round with needle A after blocking
Base gauge: 17 sts and 23 rounds = 10x10 cm/4”x4” in Stockinette Stitch knit in the round with needle A after blocking
Obtaining the correct gauge is not crucial, but any differences will affect the size of the finished hat.

Finished Measurements
45 (51: 57.5: 64) cm / 17¾ (20¼: 22¾: 25¼) inches circumference at widest point, 22 (23.5: 26.5: 28) cm / 8¾ (9¼: 10½: 11) inches height, slightly stretched. The sample is a size Adult S, shown on a 55 cm / 21½ inches head.

Yarn
Approximately 95 (120: 150: 185) m/105 (130: 165: 205) y.

Sample made with Cascade Yarns Cascade 220 Heathers (100% Wool, 201 m /220 y per skein) in colourway Silver Grey.

Needles
· needle A: 80 cm/32” circular needle or 40 cm/16” circular needle and double pointed needles (dpns) in size 5.0 mm/ US 8 (or size to obtain gauge)
· needle B: 80 cm/32” circular needle or 40 cm/16” circular needle and double pointed needles (dpns) in size 4.5 mm/ US 7 or one size smaller than needle A for the Ribbing
· needle C: 80 cm/32” circular needle or 40 cm/16” circular needle and double pointed needles (dpns) in size 4.0 mm/ US 6 or one size smaller than needle B for the Tubular Cast On (optional)

40 cm/16” circular needles and dpns are optional if you prefer the Magic Loop Method for working small circumferences in the round.

Notions
· 1 stitch marker
· cable needle
· waste yarn for the tubular cast on (optional)

Skill level: Intermediate
Necessary skills: Knitting in the round, knitting with dpns or magic loop, working from chart, using a cable needle.