With a texture and color pattern like a spider’s web, Ragnatella is a lightweight hat for children and adults. Knitted in the round from brim to crown, it would also look great in self-striping yarn.
Shown here: Bertagna Filati Gioia Baby (100% Merino; 140 m/153 yds, 50 g/1.75 oz skein; MC (Red): 1 skein; CC (Black): 1 skein)
If only a single color is used, the required yardage is 1 (1, 2) skeins.
Yarn substitution suggestions:
• Louet Gems Sport Weight
• Zitron Unisono
• Malabrigo Arroyo
3.5 mm (US 4) needles in your preferred style for small circumference knitting in the round; adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.
3 mm (US 2.5) needles in your preferred style for small circumference knitting in the round
28 sts and 29 rows = 10 cm (4”) worked in the rnd in pattern stitch on larger needle, blocked.
24 sts and 32 rows = 10 cm (4”) worked in the rnd in Stockinette stitch on larger needle, blocked.
XS (S, M) to fit actual head circumference 52 cm (52 cm, 56 cm) / 20.5 (20.5, 22)” where XS is a child size with shorter brim to crown length.
Shown in S
Circumference: 40 (40, 45) cm /15.75 (15.75, 17.75)”
Brim to top: 19.5 (23, 23) cm / 7.75 (9, 9)”
Decreases, increases, knitting in the round
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