Smooth Stone (hat) by Joan Forgione

Smooth Stone (hat)

November 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in textured pattern stitch (blocked)
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
114 - 150 yards (104 - 137 m)
Head circumference: child (adult medium, adult large) 17½ (20, 22¾)” [44.2 (50.5, 56.8)cm]
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Smooth Stone is a textured cap constructed from the bottom up with worsted-weight yarn. The pattern evokes a maze of criss-crossing paths over a field of stones.

Skills Used:
• knitting in the round
• decreasing

• 114 (131, 150) yds 105 (120, 138)m worsted weight yarn

Shown in Malabrigo Rios, color Bobby Blue

Needles & Notions:
• US 6 4mm needles* 

• US 8 5mm needles*
• Set of US 8 5mm double-pointed needles (if using shorter circular needle) 

• stitch marker (1)
• tapestry needle
• pom pom (optional)

* Set of double-pointed or 16” 40cm circular or 32” 80cm circular needles for working magic loop, as preferred, to work in the round.

Tech edited by Eleanor Dixon.

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