Frontière by Vicki Square

Frontière

Knitting
January 2005
yarn held together
Aran
+ Aran
= Sport (12 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with yarn doubled
US 9 - 5.5 mm
270 yards (247 m)
22" (56 cm) circumference, will stretch to 24" (61 cm)
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From the pattern: “This hat is worked in rows from the black border at the front, across the top of the head, then to the lower back, and is shaped with increases and decreases along the way.

Yarn:
About 98 yd (90 m) each of three colours of sport-weight yarn, held double throughout.

Needles:
Size 9 (5.5 mm) 16” (40 cm) circular needle.

Notions:

  • Open-ring marker
  • Tapestry needle
  • Black sewing thread
  • Beeswax to strengthen thread
  • Sharp-point sewing needle
  • One 1/2” (1.3 cm) pearl drop