Niamh is a Hat that will take you on a journey through sideways cables, and along the way you’ll explore short rows and button bands too. This pretty and practical Hat won’t disappoint, either in it’s construction or its wearing.
130 (178, 233) yd/118 162, 212 m
36yd/33m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
DK weight, plied yarn.
Needles & Notions
Pair 3.75mm/UK9/US5 straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
5 x 0.75in/2cm buttons
Stitch marker as necessary
Shown in Biggan Design First Cross Merino DK
(115yd/105m per 50g; 100% Merino)
Shown in size 21in/53.25cm on model with 21.5in/54.5cm circumference head
22 sts x 32 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over St.St.
28 sts x 32 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over Cable pattern
To fit size: 18 (21, 24) in/45.75 (53.25, 61) cm
Finished size: 15 (18, 21) in/38 (45.75, 53.25) cm
Knit & purl sts, short rows (w&t), cables, picking up sts, buttonholes, stretchy bind-off
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorial for Short Rows
This pattern was previously available for free, as a thank you for the incredible support we’ve received during our fundraising efforts and legal battles. Here’s the note that accompanied that offer:
As many of you may know, we’ve been involved in a 3 year long legal battle to save our Artist & Travellers community, Mutonia, from the threat of eviction. A neighbour started the legal action, and 2 years ago this May the group was presented with a 100% demolition order.
With an incredible amount of support and a brilliant lawyer we’ve been able to save our community from eviction. Not only that, but the group welcomes the new era as the community officially becomes a sculpture park - the homes, vehicles and studios of members are all now protected as works of art, with official recognition from all the authorities involved.
Do you need help with this pattern? We have a specific discussion thread in the Wormhead’s Hats group where you can ask any questions.