Amethyst Wish Toque by Elizabeth Lubowitz

Amethyst Wish Toque

Knitting
March 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
11.5 stitches and 15 rows = 2 inches
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
100 - 115 yards (91 - 105 m)
one size
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A quick knit for using up leftover yarn from other projects, the Amethyst Wish Toque uses broken seed stitch to create a dynamic overall colourwork texture while only using one colour per round, making it perfect for beginners.

This pattern is for you if… You’re new to knitting with more than one colour, you want to knit with only one colour at a time, or you want an easy to remember stitch pattern that looks more complex than it is.

Move along if… You prefer something with a more challenging construction.

YARN

  • Approx. 76 yards (69.5 meters) / 35 grams of worsted weight yarn in main colour (MC)
  • Approx. 30 yards (27.4 meters) / 16 grams worsted weight yarn in contrast colour (CC)
  • An additional 10 yards / 5 grams of yarn if making a pom pom Sample knit using Cascade 220 in White for the MC and Malabrigo Rios in Archangel and Candombe for the CC.

NEEDLES & NOTIONS

  • 1 US 6/4mm 16”/40cm circular needle, or size necessary to obtain gauge
  • 1 US 7/4.5mm 16”/40cm circular needle, or size necessary to obtain gauge
  • 1 set of US 7/4.5mm double pointed needles, or size necessary to obtain gauge
  • 1 stitch marker
  • tapestry needle for weaving in ends
  • optional: pom pom maker

SIZE

  • one size; fits 21-22.5”/53-57cm circumference head size
  • finished dimensions: 7.5”/19cm in height

TECHNIQUES/SKILLS

  • knitting in the round
  • making knit and purl stitches
  • decreasing stitches