Threesome by Lars Rains

Threesome

Knitting
October 2016
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in striped pattern
US 13 - 9.0 mm
270 yards (247 m)
S (M, L) to fit Baby/Toddler (Child, Adult) with little or no ease.
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FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Circumference: 16¾” (19¼”, 21½”) 42 cm (48 cm, 54 cm).
Height: 9½” (10”, 10½”) 24 cm, 25 cm, 26 cm).

YARN
Madelinetosh A.S.A.P.: 100% superwash merino wool; 90 yds 82 m per skein.
Color A: Flycatcher Blue; 1 skein.
Color B: Dr. Zhivago’s Sky; 1 skein.
Color C: Astrid Grey; 1 skein.

NEEDLES
US #13 9.0 mm, or size needed to obtain gauge; 16” 40 cm circular needle.
Optional: double-pointed needles for small-circumference knitting.
Use your preferred method of small-circumference knitting to work the crown of the hat.

NOTIONS
Stitch markers (6)
Blunt tapestry needle
Blocking pins, if desired
Pompom maker (optional)

GAUGE
10 sts and 16 rnds = 4” 10 cm in striped pattern, after blocking.

CONSTRUCTION NOTES
This accessory is worked in the round using helix knitting. When switching colors, bring the new color up and under the old color. Instructions for the Channel Island Cast On can be found in the Special Techniques section.

REQUIRED SKILLS
Basic knitting skills
Helix knitting
Knitting in the round
Small-Circumference knitting
Written instructions