Align Tuque by Nicole Bottles

Align Tuque

Knitting
December 2020
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 9 - 5.5 mm
120 - 200 yards (110 - 183 m)
Size 1 (17” - 19” head circumference), Size 2 (19”- 21” head circumference), Size 3 (21”- 23” head circumference)
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Add a few simple techniques to your knitters tool belt with this simple herringbone hat, designed to play well with wild or speckled skeins. This simple motif can also help you align to the good things in your life. I invite you to set an intention as you cast on (something in positive language such as “I am healthy” or “I am happy”), and repeat this phrase to yourself 3 times every time you pick up your knitting. Watch this health habit grow alongside your rows, and feel the positivity seep into your life as you strengthen your mindfulness practice!

I designed this tuque with my dear friend and yoga teacher Michelle in mind. She values warmth, durability, and loves a little earthy texture. I learned so much about setting intention and mantra by her example and feel so honoured to be able to share this knowledge in my designs!

Yarn
1/1/2 ball of The Spinnacle Fiber Arts Thicc 140 yards (128 meters), 100 grams (3.5 ounces)

Sizes
Size 1 (17” - 19” head circumference)
Size 2 (19”- 21” head circumference)
Size 3 (21”- 23” head circumference)

Level - Intermediate

Gauge
15 stitches, 20 rows = 4” (10 cm) in larger needles (Note: Row Gauge is not as important.)

Notions
cable needle, bodkin, 9 stitch markers, measuring tape

Needles
1 pair each of US 9 - 5.50 mm - 40”+ (100 cm) cable circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge