Mishti by Lynn Di Cristina


December 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in pattern using smaller needle for larger size
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
160 - 200 yards (146 - 183 m)
Head circumference of 20-21”/51-53 cm [21-23”/53-58 cm]
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Sizes: Head circumference of 20-21”/51-53 cm (21-23”/53-58 cm)

Yarn: 157(200) yds/144(183) m of DK weight yarn. Small shown using Neighborhood Fiber Co. Studio DK (275 yds/251 m per 100g skein), 100% Merino. Color: Anacostia, 1 skein. Large shown using Kismet Fiber Works Abundant (230 yds/210 m per 100g skein), 80% merino, 10% nylon, 10% cashmere. Color: Spiced Paprika, 1 skein.

Needles: US#4/3.5 mm (US#5/3.75 mm) and US#6/4.0 mm 16”/40 cm circular needle & a set of US#6/4.0 mm DPNs, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge: 22(20) sts/26 rnds = 4”/10 cm in pattern after blocking using smaller needle. Gauge is critical for this project, and will affect the finished size and yardage.

Notions: 4 stitch markers, one in a different color to indicate the beginning of the round, and a tapestry needle.

Charted and written instructions.

This pattern has been tech-edited.