Barley by tincanknits


July 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch using larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
70 - 170 yards (64 - 155 m)
Baby (Toddler, Child, Adult S, M, L)
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Barley - by Tin Can Knits

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finished hat to fit Baby (Toddler, Child, Adult S, M, L)
To fit head circumference: 16 (17.5, 19, 20.5, 22, 23)“

note about samples - the hat can be knit as a snug beanie by knitting to length per the pattern. For a slouchier hat simply knit an extra inch or so in length before decreasing.

70 (80, 90, 110, 150, 170) yards worsted / aran weight yarn

(samples shown in Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage in ‘Winter Wheat’, ‘Thoreau’, ‘Badlands’ and ‘Twig’, and Brooklyn Tweed Shelter in ‘artifact’, ‘barn owl’, ‘faded quilt’, ‘hayloft’, and ‘yellowstone’)

18 sts and 22 rounds/ 4” in stockinette stitch on larger needles

US #6 / 4mm 16” circular needle,
US #8 / 5mm 16” circular needle and DPNs
(or as required to meet gauge)*

Alternatively you can use the magic loop technique to knit in the round using a single long circular needle.

stitch markers, darning needle

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