Solstice Sky by Trish Austad
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Solstice Sky

Knitting
December 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
150 - 165 yards (137 - 151 m)
Adult M-L, stretches easily to fit 19-23" (48-59 cm)
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This cushy cable-panelled beanie was inspired by and uses a single skein of Indigo Moon Yarns’ delicious Studio Edition Worsted Merino in the colour “Solstice Moon”. It works up quickly - whether you’re new to cables or a seasoned expert. It’s also a great way to dive into cabling without a needle – try it, you just might love it!

Worked in the round from the brim upward, the instructions are fully written and charted. Want it slouchier? Just work the ribbed brim for an extra inch or so before starting the cables.

SIZE
Adult M-L - stretches easily to fit 19-23” (48-59 cm), length 9” (23 cm) from brim to crown

MATERIALS
Approximately 150 yards (85 grams) of Worsted weight yarn

GAUGE
20 sts/26 rows = 4” (10 cm) in stocking stitch using larger needles

NEEDLES
3.5 mm/US 4 for ribbing and 5.0 mm/US 8 for main fabric, or sizes needed to obtain gauge.
16” (40 cm) circular, or 32” (80 cm) circular for Magic Loop method, and/or DPNs

SKILL LEVEL
Advanced Beginner