Gardens of Giverny Hat by Alina Appasova

Gardens of Giverny Hat

Knitting
October 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in short row lace
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
126 - 147 yards (115 - 134 m)
fits heads 20-24"
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Gardens of Giverny Hat is the new ‘cousin’ to Gardens of Giverny pattern family


Gardens of Giverny Hat and other various accessories were inspired by paintings of Claude Monet. He fell in love with Giverny while looking out of a train window. He bought a house and land and set out to create the magnificent gardens he wanted to paint. Some of his most famous paintings were of his gardens in Giverny. This hat is like his paintings — balanced brightly colored lace patches surrounded by simple garter frames.

Hat is worked in the round, bottom up, from Tubular cast on, mostly in garter stitch with short row (no wraps) sections of simple lace in-between.

Pattern available in two formats: compact (2 pages) and large print (18pt -7 pages) - instructions in larger print format ( this version is better for those who uses portable devices like tablets and e-readers; also for those knitters who have difficulties reading small font on paper)

Yarn: 2 skeins worsted weight yarn (approx. 210 yds each):
Main color (MC) : solid or semisolid colored yarn - ribbing, crown
Contrast color (CC): variegated, handpainted, ombre yarn - lace

Suggested yarn: Malabrigo Rios

  • Beanie: Lettuce(MC) / Diana(CC) 18” circumference/ 8” tall, used approx. 35g / 25g
  • Slouchy: Reflecting pool(MC) / Indiecita(CC) - 18” circumference/ 9” tall, used approx. 40g / 30g

Needles:
US #4 / 3.5 mm 16” circular and DPNs
US #6 / 4 mm 16” circular and DPNs
(or as required to meet gauge);
US #4 / 3.5 mm straight needle for casting on(optional)

Notions: Stitch markers, darning needle

Gauge: 18 sts x 28 rows = 4” over main pattern of short row lace on US 6 after wet blocking

Reverse gauge: each lace segment measures 2” wide x 0.75” tall

Sizing: to fit 20-24” head

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Pattern cannot be used as a teaching material.

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