Carolina Holly by Rachel Brockman

Carolina Holly

December 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Holly pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
185 - 200 yards (169 - 183 m)
Adult Medium
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Complete with mini red bobbles and an original twist-stitch holly leaf motif, this hat is guaranteed to make your holiday extra jolly. The Carolina Holly hat is worked in the round from the bottom up. It has a double-thick brim created by knitting the live stitches together with the cast-on edge. The body of the hat features small bobbles and twisted stitches to create a holly leaf motif.

Visit our blog to find a special tutorial on creating the two-color pom-pom.

Adult Medium

Circumference: 18¼”
Stretches to 23”
Height: 8½”

Universal Yarn Deluxe Worsted (100% wool; 100g/220 yds)
• 12183 City Turf (MC) – 1 skein
• 13104 Slate (CC1) – 1 skein
• 91475 Sangria (CC2) – 1 skein

Needles: US Size 7 (4.5 mm) 16” circular, set of dpns or size needed to obtain gauge
US Size 5 (3.75 mm) 16”’ circular
Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch markers, one 3½” pom pom maker

22 sts x 26 rows = 4” in Holly patt
Save time, check your gauge.