Lishton by Christa Giles


September 2012
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
162 yards (148 m)
One size fits most adults

Lishton is a unisex hat that takes a basic beanie style (called a
toque here in Canada) and adds subtle embellishment with
contrasting i-cord trim and two coordinating buttons.


Green Ray Worsted 100% superwash merino wool; 200yds/183m per 100g skein)
-- MC Teal; 1 skein (approx 130 yds/120m needed)
-- CC Dark Blue; 1 skein (approx 32yds/30m needed)

16-inch US #7/4.5mm circular needle
Set of US #7/4.5mm double-point needles
US #6/4mm straight needles
(Adjust needle sizes as required to obtain gauge.)

Stitch markers
Yarn needle
2 3/4”/19mm buttons


In the third line of instructions for the band:

Rep Row 1 until band measures 21”/53.5cm

should be changed to:

Repeat this row 228 more times (band will measure approximately 21” unstretched, but being accurate in your row count will make picking up stitches for the crown easier)

Thanks to knitspinner69 for catching that!