Slush by Allison O'Mahony
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Slush

Knitting
November 2016
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
9.5 stitches and 17 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch (size S/M)
US 11 - 8.0 mm
US 13 - 9.0 mm
76 - 97 yards (69 - 89 m)
S/M and M/L
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The Slush toque is the perfect quick knit. It uses less than one skein of super bulky weight yarn, requires only a couple of hours of knitting time, and results in a finished item that’s both warm and stylish. A faux fur pom pom adds a modern touch to this classic toque, making it great to give as a gift (or keep for yourself).

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SIZE
Adult sizes S/M [M/L] to fit 56 [58.5] cm/22 [23]” head circumference with approximately 5 cm/2” negative ease

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
Brim Circumference
50.5 [53.5] cm/20 [21]”

Height
Fitted (Cranberry): 20.5 [22] cm/8 [8.5]”
Relaxed (Black): 23 [24.5] cm/9 [9.5]”
Slouchy (Grey Marble): 25.5 [27] cm/10 [10.5]”

All dimensions measured after blocking.

Materials
Super bulky weight yarn in the following approximate amounts:
Fitted (Cranberry): 70 [71] metres/76 [78] yds
Relaxed (Black): 78 [80] metres/85 [87] yds
Slouchy (Grey Marble): 87 [88] metres/95 [97] yds

Shown in Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick (82% Acrylic, 10% Wool, 8% Rayon/Viscose; 97 m/106 yd per 170 g/6 oz skein) in colours Cranberry, Black, and Grey Marble.

NEEDLES
One 40 cm/16” circular needle, and one set of DPNs in the following size:

Size S/M
8 mm/US 11 (or size needed to obtain gauge)

Size M/L
9 mm/US 13 (or size needed to obtain gauge)

GAUGE
Size S/M
9.5 stitches & 17 rounds = 10 cm/4” in Texture Stitch, after blocking

Size M/L
9 stitches & 16 rounds = 10 cm/4” in Texture Stitch, after blocking

ADDITIONAL TOOLS
Stitch marker, tapestry needle, faux fur pom pom (optional; you can also make one with faux fur or leftover yarn)

SKILL LEVEL
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