Einar Hat by Ella Gordon

Einar Hat

Knitting
September 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
One Size
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Einar Hat

The small motif in this design is one I’ve used before and it reminds me of an Up Helly Aa shield from 2006, the name Einar which means one, alone & warrior in Old Norse was the Guizer Jarls name and its fitting for this hat too as its one, repeating motif the whole way up.

Finished size
One size, finished height 20cm/8”; circumference 55cm/21.5”; will fit average adult size head.

Yarn
Jamieson & Smith 2ply Jumper Weight (115m/125yards per 25g ball)
Yarn A: 54
Yarn B: 32
Yarn C: 1281
Yarn D: FC43
X 1 ball each

Please note sample used nearly a whole ball of Yarn A, if you want to swatch or are concerned about running out I would buy two balls.

(In the Wool Week Annual the shades used were 81, 23, 28 and 91)

Gauge
Approx 30 sts and 32 rows over 10 cm using 3mm needles. The needle sizes given are to match this gauge, to ensure the same finished dimensions you may need to alter your needle size.

Needles and Accessories
2.5mm x 40cm circular needle or DPN’s for working rib
3.0mm x 40cm circular needle or DPN’s for working hat body
3.0mm dpns for working hat crown
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends.