Baby Kelpie by Pam Allen

Baby Kelpie

Knitting
July 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
160 yards (146 m)
12½ (14½, 16¼)" [32 (37, 41.5) cm] brim circumference
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FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

12½ (14½, 16¼)“ / 32 (37, 41.5) cm brim circumference and 6½ (7½, 8¾)” / 16.5 (19, 22) cm tall, measured from back neck

YARN:

willet / windlass 708 / 1 skein

NEEDLES:

set dpns in size US 4 / 3.5 mm or 32” or longer circular in size US 4 / 3.5 mm

GAUGE:

25 sts and 32 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette stitch, after blocking

NOTES:

Hat is knitted from the bottom up, beginning flat with a garter stitch trim, shaped with short rows. Stitches cast on for front brim are added, then hat is continued in the round to top of crown.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Long-tail cast on, short rows (links provided); increasing, decreasing, working in the round.