Owl Tuque by Barbara Prime

Owl Tuque

Knitting
September 2009
Aran (8 wpi) ?
4 stitches and 6 rows = 1 inch
in seed stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
60 - 180 yards (55 - 165 m)
13", 14.5", 16", 18.5", 21", 23.5" diameter
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A simple and fun knit with lots of texture and cute owl cables, in sizes for your whole family. You can choose from 3 different brim styles to suit your preferred style and fit. It works up quickly in aran/chunky weight yarn, making a cozy winter hat.

Materials
35 (50, 50, 75, 75, 100) g of chunky weight yarn, sets of 5 mm and 5.5 mm (US size 8 and 9) double pointed needles (dpns), cable needle, tapestry needle, row counter. (optional: 2 small buttons, a piece of felt, hand-sewing needle and thread)

Gauge: 4 st and 6 Rnds to 2.5 cm (1”) in seed st on 5.5 mm (US size 9) needles.

Sizes: newborn, infant, toddler, child, adult small, adult large (33, 37, 41, 47, 53, 59 cm diameter; 14.5, 16, 18.5, 21, 23, 25 cm deep), (13, 14½, 16, 18½, 21, 23½“ diameter; 5¾, 6¼, 7¼, 8¼, 9, 9¾” deep)

There has been a little confusion about the weight of yarn required for this pattern. As yarn weight varies so much between brands etc, please try to choose something that will give you the gauge required.

The first 3 photos are from the new version of the pattern. The other photos are from the original version, which only had the smallest 3 sizes.