Root & Bud by Carina Spencer

Root & Bud

February 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in blocked stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
200 yards (183 m)
one size to fit an average adult female
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A slouchy, lace and cable hat inspired by E.E. Cummings’ poem “I Carry Your Heart With Me“ and originally designed for Woolgirl’s Poet’s Club in February 2013.

Pattern includes written and charted directions for one size to fit the average adult. Basic knowledge of cables is recommended.

Pattern is written for one size to fit the average adult. Measurements are taken post-blocking and at rest.
Brim Circumference: 20”
Depth: 10”

cast on
knit, ktbl
use of stitch markers
knowledge of basic cable techniques
increase (M1P)
decrease (K2tog, SSK, SSSK)

YARN: Approximately 200 yards of dk or light worsted weight yarn. Sample was knit with Studio June Yarn MCN Light Worsted in the “I Carry Your Heart” colorway (230 yds/100 g per skein).

NEEDLES: Double pointed needles and 16” circular needle in US 6 (4mm) or size required to obtain gauge AND two sizes smaller.

NOTIONS: 5 st markers, a darning needle for weaving in ends.