queencake by Katrin Schubert

queencake

Knitting
August 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
103 - 142 yards (94 - 130 m)
baby (1-2), child, adult
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It´s a quick and easy knit, perfect for a little gift. The Queencake hat creates a soft, feminine line around your face.

This slouchy beanie is knitted in a simple lace pattern, very few significant yarnovers create some currant-sized holes.

A perfect beanie for sunny days in coming fall season. You can wear it different ways, it´s also beautiful inside out.

SIZES AND MEASUREMENTS
Pattern is written for three circumference to fit baby, child and the average adult female. When applicable, directions for child / adult sizes are written in parentheses as follows: baby (child, adult ). Measurements are taken post-blocking.
Brim Circumference
Baby 1-2 ( child, adult)
14” (16”,20 “)/ 36cm (40cm, 50cm)
Depth
7,5” (9”, 11”) / 19cm (22,5cm, 28cm)
MATERIALS
Yarn Approximately 103 (125,142 yards / 95, (115m ,130m) of worsted weight yarn for the slouchy version.
Shown baby sample was knit with Madelinetosh Tosh Merino in Tart and Silver Fox (100% Merino, 210 yards/ 192m per skein).
Shown adult sample was knit with Madelinetosh Tosh Merino in Silver Fox (100% Merino, 210 yards/ 192m per skein).
You can also use any other worsted weight yarn.
The smallest size is sized shorter for babies, for a less slouchy adult hat work the number of repeats given for the size child.
Needles
dpns and 16” (40cm) circular needle in US 6/ 4,0mm or size required to obtain gauge
Notions
1 st marker and a darning needle for weaving in ends
GAUGE
20 st = 4” / 10cm in blocked stockinette stitch
TECHNIQUES + STITCHES
cast on, knit, ktbl, purl, yarn over, increase, decrease (K2tog, SSK)