Girl with the Purl Earring Hat by Michelle Miller

Girl with the Purl Earring Hat

August 2010
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
103 - 104 yards (94 - 95 m)
22 inches around by 8 inches tall
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For knitters the only thing better than pearls are purl earrings. Luckily this simple pattern knits up fast and only uses 104 yards of a bulky yarn so you can have your purl earrings and your cake too.

The Girl with the Purl Earring hat includes written instructions and a chart. This as a beginner level pattern with simple cables. The hat is knit flat with short rows and mattress seamed together at the end.

Yarn substitution may result in a change in estimated yardage, gauge and finished size of your individual project.

Description A simple cabled hat knit flat using Short Rows with Knit Picks Swish Bulky. Written instructions are provided for the chart, so you may work from the chart or the written instructions.

Needles 16 inch Size US 10.5/ 6.5mm Circular Knitting Needles and DPNs, or size needed to get gauge.

Yarn 100 grams of Knit Picks Swish Bulky 100% Superwash Merino Wool, 137 yards/126 meters per 100 gram skein. Main Color: Hawk. Total Yardage for hat is 104 yards/95 meters.

Gauge 12 stitches and 16 Rounds over 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch.

Finished Measurements 22 inches around by 8 inches tall.

This pattern has been test knit and tech edited.