Malaya hat by Anna Rauf

Malaya hat

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April 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
125 - 200 yards (114 - 183 m)
S (45-47cm / 18-18.5 inches), M (48-52 cm / 19-20.5 inches), L (51-56cm / 20-22inches)
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Malaya hat is a seamless hat knit from the bottom up, a younger sister of Almandine hat, with cables and lace.
Pattern is prepared for 3 sizes, to fit toddlers, children, adults.
Pattern is written for circular needles and using Magic Loop for crown shaping.
You can find chart for body of the hat on the last page, other instructions are only written.

With the purchase of the pattern, you will receive 2 hat options - Almandine hat and Malaya hat. Two hats - one price.

Sizes (head circumference):
S (45-47cm / 18-18.5 inches), depth of the hat: 16.75cm / 6.5 in, approximate yardage: 112m/123y (32g)
M (48-52 cm / 19-20.5 inches), depth of the hat: 19.75cm / 7.75 in, approximate yardage: 150m/165y (46g)
L (51-56cm / 20-22inches), depth of the hat: 21.75cm / 8.5 in, approximate yardage: 182,5m/199,5y (75g)

28 stitches x 36 rows = 10cm/4inches in Stockinette Stitch
Yarn (in one color):

Other materials:

  • circular needles in two sizes – first in size needed to obtain gauge, second in 0.5mm down. (the sample was made using 3.5mm and 3.0mm / US 4 and US 2 ½ )

  • tapestry needle,

  • 1 stitch marker,

  • cable needle,

  • regular party balloon (to block the hat to a proper size)