Pine Point by Mary Lou Egan

Pine Point

January 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in stranded stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
250 yards (229 m)
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This hat was designed for beginning colorwork knitters in a class I teach. There are no long color carries, and the slow striping/print of Liberty Wool adds color changes without changing yarn, so the knitter can concentrate on keeping tension even. If you are an experienced colorwork knitter, it is a walk in the park.

Worsted weight yarn in two colors. MC: 150yds/137meters; CC: 100 yds/91meters.
(These amounts allow enough for a pom pom. Without a pompom, you could probably use only one skein of the MC in child’s size.)

As shown: 3 skeins of Liberty Wool from Classic Elite, 100% wool, 122 yards/122 meters per 50 gm ball, 2 skeins MC: 7875 Ash Gray; 1 skein CC: 7823 Deep Tropical Sea.