Striped Tasselled Toque by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas
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Striped Tasselled Toque

Knitting
November 2017
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch on larger needle
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
100 - 144 yards (91 - 132 m)
Child/Adult Small(Adult Medium, Adult Large).
This pattern is available for free.

With this free pattern, we aimed for jaunty, playful, and warm—we think we hit the bulls-eye! The Striped Tasselled Toque is perfectly easy—in-the-round knitting with a bit of striping and a bit of seaming. But it’s the two tassels that really make us smile.

We knit our Toque (rhymes with duke) in the tech-savvy Blue Sky Fibers Techno! It’s a clever, chunky-weight fiber with a core of silken mesh blown through with delicate, baby alpaca fibers. Weightless and lofty, its soft and airy fuzz promises to keep your noggin nice and warm.


FINISHED SIZES
Child/Adult Small(Adult Medium, Adult Large).
Approx. 17 (18, 21)“/43 (46, 53)cm circumference.
Instructions given for Child/Adult Small; other sizes in parentheses ( ).

YARN
2 skeins Blue Sky Fibers Techno (120 yds/109m each): 1 skein each in 2 colors. Designate colors A and B. Our shop sample used A = Color 1989 Wicked; B = Color 1974 Smoke.
Or, approx. 100 (120, 144) yds/91 (110, 132)m of an equivalent aran-weight yarn divided evenly between 2 colors.

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US 9 (5.5mm) 16” circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
US 7 (4.5mm) 16” circular needles, or 2 sizes smaller than gauge needle.
Extra circular needle for 3-needle bind off.
Darning needle to finish.

GAUGE
17 sts/26 rows = 4”/10cm in stockinette stitch, after blocking.