Snúru by Gillian Harkness


March 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
173 yards (158 m)
One size
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Snúru is Icelandic for cable and this hat design has twisted cable stitches that flow into a star-shaped crown. Did you know that the first settlers on Iceland navigated there using only the sun and stars.

The pattern has both charted and written instructions. The hat has been designed to fit head size 22-24 inches as a loose beanie fit but you can drop a needle size and make the fit smaller/tighter if you wish. You can also opt to add a pompom to finish…I think pompoms rock!

Shown in Dublin Dye DK ‘Purple’ (100% Merino; 100 grams; 225 metres / 246 yards). Pattern requires 70 grams; 158 metres / 173 yards. Please use a yarn with good stitch definition and stretch.

4mm and 4.5mm 40cm circular needles

Stitch markers optional and darning needle to sew in ends.

4.5 sts to 7 rows = 4” / 10cm in stocking stitch with larger needles.

Finished Size
Medium / Large to fit 22-24 inch hat