Snow Queen Hat (Knit) by Anastasia Popova

Snow Queen Hat (Knit)

Knitting
August 2010
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
3.25 mm (D)
infant, toddler, child, teen, adult
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

The snow queen hat calls for just knit stitch (no purl!) as the hat is worked in the rounds, perfect for novice knitter. crochet motifs frame the hat and require advance beginner/intermediate crochet skills.

Finished Size: 14¼ (16, 171/2, 19, 21)“ circumference, to fit infant (toddler, child, teen, adult). Garment shown measures 21”.

Yarn: Elann.com Incense (50% wool, 25% silk, 25% bamboo; 114 yd 105 m/1¾ oz 50 g): #02 banana cream (MC), 1 (1, 1, 2, 2) skeins. Elann.com Peruvian Quechua (65% alpaca, 35% Tencel; 122 yd 112 m/1¾ oz 50 g): #0100 parchment (CC), 1 skein.

Hook: Size D/3 (3.25 mm) or E/4 (3.5 mm) (see Notes). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Needles: Size 7 (4.5 mm) 12- or 16-inch circular needles and set of 4 or 5 double pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: Stitch markers (m); yarn needle.

Gauge: Motif A = 2⅜“ square on smaller hook and 2⅝” square on larger hook; motif B = 2½“ square on larger hook; 24 sts and 26 rows = 4” in St st. Note: All gauge measurements after blocking.