A soft and highly textured hat, Ruckle features a hemmed brim and three dimensional allover tucks. The ruckles are fun to knit and fanciful to wear, and add an original flair to any outfit. For a fun and matched set, look for the companion Ruckle Hat and Mitts.
Techniques & Skills Used: provisional CO, knit/purl, increasing/decreasing,
knitting in the round; this pattern includes written instructions, as well as a photo and video tutorial for the tuck stitch.
Size: S (M, L) to fit approximately 20.5 (22.5, 24.5)” head circumference; 18.5 (21.25, 24)” circumference, 7.25 (8.5, 9.5)” depth, unstretched.
Yarn: Malabrigo Merino Worsted (100% Merino Wool; 210 yards/100g); 1 skein. Size M shown in Paris Night.
Other Materials: US 8 (5mm) dpns or 32” circular needle if using Magic Loop, or size to match gauge; Spare US 8 32” circular needle, for hemming brim; Stitch markers (10); Yarn needle; Smooth cotton yarn for provisional CO.
Watch the Tuck Stitch video tutorial at http://youtu.be/PivJYWwiptI
For questions or to show off your hat, please visit my Ravelry group, The Knitting Vortex.