Pompeii by Laurie Gonyea
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Pompeii

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Knitting
March 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
7.25 stitches and 10 rows = 1 inch
in 1x1 ribbing
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
346 yards (316 m)
S (M, L) 16.5 (19.5, 21)" circumference un-stretched

Pompeii, the ancient Italian city, is known not only for being buried in ash from a volcanic eruption, but also for the exquisite mosaic works that were unearthed centuries later. A couple of years ago I had the incredible opportunity to see these mosaics and they are nothing short of breathtaking. While designing this hat using the mosaic knitting technique I couldn’t help but think back to those beautiful mosaics of Pompeii - hence the name of our latest pattern.

This pattern includes both written and charted directions for the mosaic pattern.

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Yarn
Feel Good Yarn Company SilverSpun Sport (87% cotton, 5% silver, 5% nylon, 3% spandex) - 173 yd/158 m per 50g.
1 skein Supmante and 1 skein Natural
Purchase a kit to knit this hat in SilverSpun yarn here.

Materials
US 4/3.5 mm 16” circular needles
US 6/4mm double pointed and 16” circular needles
Stitch markers (one in one colors 6 (7, 8, ) in another color)

Gauge
7.25 sts x 10 rows = 1” in 1x1 ribbing with smaller needles
8 sts x 13 rows = 4” in mosaic motif with larger needles

Sizes
S (M, L)
16.5 (19.5, 21)“ circumference (un-stretched)