Winter Paisley Hat
White paisley patterning pops against a background of dazzling holiday colours on this paisley-filled hat. Make a full set of winter wear (mittens, hat, and cowl) using three balls in main colour and just one ball of contrast colour.
20¼ inch (51.5 cm) circumference
to fit heads 20 to 23½ inch (50.5 – 59.5 cm) circumference
MC – 1 skein Panguipulli by Araucania
(100% Merino; 193 yards / 100 grams): Hot Pink, Coral, Jade
Or 75 yards aran weight yarn
Choose a yarn whose colour doesn’t bleed when washed.
CC – 1 ball Cashmerino Aran by Debbie Bliss (55% Merino, 33% Microfiber, 12% Cashmere; 98 yards / 50 grams): cream
Or 50 yards aran weight yarn
Needles and Notions
US 7 (4.5 mm) double pointed needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
19 sts and 26 rounds = 4 inches (10 cm) in stranded stockinette colourwork.
22 sts = 4 inches (10 cm) in k1, p1 rib.
o Knitting in the round with double pointed needles/circular needles
o Stockinette stitch
o Working stranded colourwork from chart OR written instructions
Preview of the pattern is shown in the Winter Paisley Set thread in my ravelry group, Lisa Kereliuk Designs. I’d love for you to share your projects, comments and questions there.