First Frost by Janina Kallio

First Frost

January 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in double seed stitch, after wet-blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
147 yards (134 m)
Adult S (M, L)
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Breath rising up as fog, snow crunching under your feet. It’s a cold winter day. Whether you’re out in the country on a relaxing walk or commuting to work in the city, First Frost offers protection against the biting cold.

A quick knit with DK weight yarn, First Frost features a textural fabric and a clean silhouette. The optional pompom on top adds a fun detail and lets you personalise the look. This sweet hat knits up quickly and will keep you warm even on the coldest winter day.

Finished hat circumference 42 (45, 49) cm / 16.5 (17.75, 19.25) in, height 22 cm / 8.5 in.

Choose a size with 5-10 cm / 2-4 inch negative ease. Shown in size M with 5 cm / 2 inch negative ease.

2 balls of Cardiff Cashmere Classic (100% Cashmere; 112 m / 122 yds per 25 g). Shown in colour Mosè.

Or approximately 134 m / 147 yds of similar DK weight yarn.

And additional yarn for the pompom. Pompom in the sample hat is made with Cardiff Cashmere Small (100% Cashmere; 170 m / 186 yds per 25 g), in colour Piombo.

Ribbing: 3,5 mm / US 4 - 40 cm / 16 inch circular needle
Body: 4 mm / US 6 - 40 cm / 16 inch circular needle and double pointed needles (or your favourite needles for working small circumferences in the round)
Adjust needle size to obtain pattern gauge.

1 stitch marker

k: knit
p: purl
k2tog: knit 2 stitches together
p2tog: purl 2 stitches together

All instructions are in fully written format and do not include charts.

Blocking instructions and a schematic are also provided.


For personal use only. Do not copy, share or sell the pattern.

You may sell the knitted item made using this pattern.

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