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Oak Knot

Knitting
December 2011
DK (11 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Oak Knot Twist pattern
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm

This pattern is now available as a PDF or printed single pattern knit in Eden Cottage Bowland DK!

Also, available from the book Juju’s Loops!

The opening and closing of cables in this pattern reminds us of the knots in a beautifully grained piece of wood and we think it works up great for men or women. The twisted stitches in this hat only cross as a two-stitch cable occasionally, making it a very easy pattern to work, especially as you don’t need a cable needle.

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Yarn:
Juno Pearl: 40% superfine alpaca, 40% merino and 20% silk, 100g = 230m/251yd, 1 skein
Colour shown: Bittersweet

Gauge:
10cm/4in = 25sts x 34 rows in Oak Knot Twist pattern, washed and measured lying flat, un-stretched.

Needles:
2.5mm/US 2, 40cm/16in circular needle for brim ribbing
3mm/US 3 circular needle for body of hat: You can use a 100cm/40in circular needle, using the ‘magic loop’ technique for the entire body of the hat, or use a 40cm/16in circular needle for the hat and a set of dpns for the crown decreases.

Notions: stitch marker, darning needle