Frosted Top by Lisa K. Ross
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Frosted Top

Knitting
October 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
270 - 350 yards (247 - 320 m)
Adult S (M, L)
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Colder weather means it’s time for warm woolens, and what better way to adorn them than with snowflakes? This stranded colorwork hat is worked from brim to crown, using mini-skeins and different sized snowflakes to create a gradient effect. It is the perfect complement to the Frosted sweater, and doubles as a gauge swatch for the pullover. The Frosted Top may look cool, but it’s sure to keep you warm and cozy all winter long.

SIZES
Adult S (M, L) to fit head circumference of 21 (23, 25)”; 9.25” deep

YARN
Black Trillium SUBLIME DK
(100% Superwash Merino, 260 yards / 100g):
Main Color: 1 skein, or 175 yards
Black Trillium SUBLIME DK Gradient Set
(100% Superwash Merino, 650 yards / 250g):
COLORS CC1-CC5: 1 set of mini-skeins, or approx. 20 yards in each of 5 colors (does not include pompom)

Sample shown in ‘Silverlight’ and ‘Sky’ mini skeins

NEEDLES
US 5 (3.75mm), US 4 (3.5mm), and US 3 (3.25mm), or as required to meet gauge: 16” (40cm) circular for each size and DPNs in middle-sized size

GAUGE
25 sts and 36 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on middle-sized needles

25 sts and 27 rows = 4 inches in stranded colorwork on largest needles

NOTIONS
16 (18, 19) stitch markers, tapestry needle

SKILL LEVEL
Intermediate

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