Kina by Libby Jonson


December 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in double seed stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
153 - 241 yards (140 - 220 m)
To fit head sizes; Small 19-20”/48.5-51cm (Medium 21-22/53.5-56cm, Large 23- 24”/58.5-61cm).
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The wind whips outside the window, catching the leaves and twirling them into russet and copper circles as you rummage into your bag and touch something sublimely soft.

You sigh contentedly as you pull out Kina; the sweet little hat of your dreams.

Kina is a perfectly light-weight, squishy hat for the frostiest of days.

With a comfy brim and just the right amount of slouch, Kina is a wonderful way to stay cosy and look fabulous.

Remember, you’re only properly warm when you’ve got a hat on your head!

With sizes to suit the whole family, Kina is a fun knit suitable for experienced knitters and beginners who relish trying new stitches.

Pattern includes charts, written instructions and links to helpful tutorials.

To fit head sizes; Small 19-20”/48.5-51cm (Medium 21-22/53.5-56cm, Large 23-24”/58.5-61cm).

Circumference at widest part 19.5 (22.25, 25)”/49.5 (56.5, 63.5) cm, blocked and unstretched.

Length from base of brim to top centre of crown 9 (9.5, 10)”/23 (24, 25.5) cm.

Sample shown in size Medium.

23 sts and 36 rnds = 4”/10 cm in double seed stitch knitted in the round with US 5/3.75 mm needles, after blocking.

All sizes, 1 skein of Beaut by Prosper Yarn (100% NZ Merino single-spun fingering/4ply; 100g = 438 yds/400 m) in “Patience”.

Or approx. 153 197, 241 yds/140 180, 220 m of fingering-weight yarn.

US 3/3.25 mm & US 5/3.75 mm 16”/40 cm long circular needles and US 5/3.75 mm for knitting small circumferences.

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.

1 stitch marker (you may find it helpful to use extra markers to separate the repeats), tapestry needle.

2/5 - see for details.

Kina makes a great set with Siren Song shawl: Siren Song or

As with all Truly Myrtle designs, the pattern has been professionally edited and test knitted.