Timberland by Annamária Ötvös

Timberland

Knitting
December 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in charted stranded colourwork
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
130 - 305 yards (119 - 279 m)
Baby (Toddler: Child: Adult S: Adult M: Adult L)
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Timberland is worked in the round with stranded colourwork technique. It knits up very quickly in 2 colours, a perfect project for the beginners.
Hat begins with an optional tubular cast on, the crown shaping is integrated into the colourwork pattern. Please note that the colourwork pattern is charted only.


Gauge
28 sts and 30 rounds = 10x10 cm/4”x4” in charted stranded colourwork pattern knit in the round with larger needle after blocking
Obtaining the correct gauge is not crucial, but any differences will affect the size of the finished hat.

Sizes
Baby (Toddler: Child: Adult S: Adult M: Adult L)
To fit 40.5 (45.5: 50.5: 55: 58: 61) cm / 16 (18: 20: 21½: 23: 24) inches head circumference

Finished Measurements
43 (46.5: 53.5: 57: 60.5: 64.5) cm / 16¾ (18¼: 21: 22½: 24: 25¼) inches circumference at widest point, 19 (21: 23: 25.5: 26.5: 27.5) cm / 7½ (8¼: 9: 10: 10¼: 11) inches height, slightly stretched. The sample is a size Adult S, shown on a 55 cm / 21½ inches head.

Yarn
Approximately 75 (95: 120: 150: 165: 180) m/85 (105: 130: 165: 180: 200) y of MC, 40 (50: 65: 75: 85: 95) m/45 (55: 70: 85: 95: 105) y of CC.

Sample made with The Plucky Knitter Snug fingering (70% Merino, 20% Cashmere, 10% Alpaca; 352 m /385 y per skein) in colourway Twill as MC and Wanderlust as CC.

Needles
· 80 cm/32” circular needle or 40 cm/16” circular needle and double pointed needles (dpns) in each of the following sizes: 3.5 mm/ US 4 and 3.0 mm/ US 2½ (or size to obtain gauge)

40 cm/16” circular needles and dpns are optional if you prefer the Magic Loop Method for working small circumferences in the round.

Notions
· 1 stitch marker
· waste yarn for the tubular cast on (optional)

Skill level: Intermediate
Necessary skills: Knitting in the round, knitting with dpns or magic loop, working stranded colourwork from chart.