Ennica by Jennifer Dassau

Ennica

Knitting
November 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in K1P1 Rib
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
90 - 250 yards (82 - 229 m)
Baby (Kid, S, M, L)
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This street-smart adaptable ribbed hat is all about the special details. Featuring elegant paired symmetrical decreases to create distinctive crown shaping, and a beautiful tubular cast on finished edge, it is meant to be subtle and slouchy and sized for everyone.

Techniques & Skills Used: tubular CO, knit/purl, decreasing, working in the round.

Size: Baby (Kid, S, M, L) to fit approximately 16 (18, 20, 22, 24)” head circumference; 11 (13, 15, 17, 19)” brim circumference and 7 (9, 10.5, 12, 13)” height, measured flat and unstretched. Each size of this super stretchy ribbed hat fits a wide range of head sizes.

Yarn: Valley Yarns Northfield (70% merino wool, 20% alpaca, 10% silk; 124 yards/113m/50g), shown in 8 Summer Plum; 1(1, 2, 2, 2) skeins; Debbie Bliss Cashmerino DK (55% merino wool, 33% microfiber, 12% cashmere; 120 yards/110m/50g), shown in 18042 Millenial Pink; 1 (1, 2, 2, 2) skeins, or approximately 90 (125, 175, 210, 250) yards dk wool or wool blend yarn. Samples shown in size M each used about 210 yards.

Other Materials: US 4 (3.5mm) 16” circular needle and dpns, or 32” circular needle if using Magic Loop, or size to match gauge; US 3 (3.25mm) 16” needle for CO; scrap yarn for tubular CO; Stitch markers (10); Yarn needle.

Gauge: 30 st and 28 rows/4” in unstretched rib on larger needle, after blocking.

Thank you to my wonderful tech editor Kate Vanover.
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