Common Ground by Janina Kallio

Common Ground

December 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 37 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch knitted in the round, after wet-blocking (in the larger needle size)
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
167 yards (153 m)
adult S, M, L (see notes)
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Common Ground is a must-have in your handmade wardrobe. This quick and simple hat will keep you warm and looking good. The beautiful lace panel runs up the side and decorates the stockinette stitch.

Common Ground is knitted bottom up in the round with sport weight yarn. The crown decreases are worked quickly over the last few rounds, for a gathered crown. There are three adult sizes, so you’re sure to find one that fits you perfectly.

Adult (S, M, L)
Finished hat circumference (42, 45, 49) cm / (16.25, 17.75, 19.25) inches

Choose a size that’s 5-10 cm / 2-4 inches smaller than your head circumference.

Shown in size L with 9 cm / 3.5 inch negative ease.

50 grams of Malabrigo Arroyo (100% Merino; 305 m / 334 yds per 100 g). Shown in colour Pearl.

Or approximately 153 m / 167 yds of similar sport weight yarn.

3 stitch markers (1 BOR marker and 2 lace markers)

Ribbing: 2,5 mm / US 1.5 dpns or 40 cm / 16 inch circular needle
Body: 3 mm / US 2.5 dpns or 40 cm / 16 inch circular needles
Crown decreases: 3 mm / US 2.5 dpns

Always adjust needle size to obtain pattern gauge.

k: knit
p: purl
yo: yarn over
k2tog: knit 2 stitches together
ssk: slip, slip, knit; slip 1 stitch knitwise, slip another stitch knitwise, knit the 2 slipped stitches together through back loop

This pattern has complete written instructions and optional charted instructions for the lace panel.


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