Breakthrough Hat by Amanda Leah Guthrie

Breakthrough Hat

Knitting
October 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
31 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Colorwork Chart In The Round
US 4 - 3.5 mm
204 - 250 yards (187 - 229 m)
One Size - 20" Finished Circumference To Fit 20-22"
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After the ascent from the understory, trees enjoy abundant light and nutrients in the canopy layer. No longer struggling for scarce resources, they can be content and comfortable standing in the sun.

It can be easy to forget where we come from, especially if where we left was filled with toil and struggle. In contentment, it’s easy to trap ourselves in a happy bubble and forget about the troubles in the world around us.

But like the trees in the canopy protect precious flora and fauna, we too have a duty to protect those who are still finding their way to where we now happily thrive.

The braids in this design are a reminder to appreciate our roots and interconnectedness to those who have sacrificed before us to pave the way for a better life. The leaf motif symbolizes the abundance in our lives and the hope we can offer by sharing our light through openings in the shadows.


  • Fully Written Instructions
  • Fully Charted Instructions
  • Includes video tutorials for cast ons, slipped stitches, and Latvian braid stitches
  • Tech edited and test knit to ensure a worry-free knitting experience

Finished Size:
20” (51cm) Circumference / 9.25” (23cm) Height
To Fit:
20-22” (51-56cm) head circumference with 0-2” (0-5cm) negative ease
Needles:
Size US 4 (3.5mm) - 16”(40cm) Circular Needle or DPNs
Yarn:
MJ Yarns Tough Ram | 80% Wool / 20% Merino | Heavy Fingering
| 360 yards (329 meters) / 3.5 ounces (100 grams)
Background Color (BC) : Azurite (Blue)
Main Color (MC) : Amber (Gold)
Yardage:
Background Color (BC): 134 yards (122 meters)
Main Color (MC): 94 yards (86 meters)
Test Knitters used from 238 - 243 yards (218-222 meters) total
Gauge:
31 stitches and 36 rows = 4” (10cm) in blocked colorwork chart.
Gauge is important to this project and different gauges will affect the finished size and amount of yarn used.
Notions:
4 Removable Stitch Markers, Tapestry Needle


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