Dorcha by Carol Feller

Dorcha

Knitting
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in twisted rib
US 6 - 4.0 mm
100 - 200 yards (91 - 183 m)
Small (medium, Large)
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Originally part of the Celtic Knits Club 2021. Now available as an individual pattern. Yarn kits are available here also and a fully captioned step-by-step video tutorial can be found here.

Create a gloriously textured hat with this mix of stitch patterns. Cosy and fun, this hat is perfect for both men and women.

SIZES
To Fit Head Circumference up to: 20.25 (22.5, 24.75)”/ 51.5 (57, 63) cm
1-3” / 2.5 – 7.5 cm negative ease recommended.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Band Circumference
: 17.25 (19.5, 21.75)” / 44 (50, 55) cm
Length: 7 (7.75, 8.25)” / 18 (20, 21) cm
Sample size 19.5” / 50 cm modelled with 2.75” / 7 cm of negative ease.

YARN
Stolen Stitches ‘Blasta’ (60% Fine Irish Wool, 40% New Zealand Wool; 212 yds / 232 m per 3.6 oz / 100 g); colour: Dúch; 1 skein.
Approx Yardage: 105 (129, 156) m / 115 (141, 170) yds for hat plus 28 m / 31 yds for pom-pom, 29 (33, 37) m / 32 (36, 40) yds extra needed for folded brim

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US size 6 / 4 mm circular needles, 40” / 100 cm long or dpns
Always use a needle size that gives you the gauge listed, as every knitter’s gauge is unique.
8 stitch markers, tapestry needle.

GAUGE
21 sts and 29 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in Twisted Rib Pattern blocked
20 sts and 29 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in Ladder Stitch blocked
23 sts and 29 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in Blackberry Stitch blocked
12 stitch Faux Cable Panel measures 2” / 5 cm wide