Laphroaig by Devin Ventre


August 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
150 yards (137 m)
Adult medium
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A perfect hat for a long walk along the mossy coast of a Scottish loch, where you can smell the smoky peat and the wind howls over the cliffs. As your faithful dog runs alongside you, and the sun silently glistens over the deep water, your warm ears are gently hugged by this soulful hat. A rustic hat knit with rustic yarn, Laphroaig is ready to accompany you wherever you may roam.

Pattern Notes
Laphroaig is a beanie style garter stitch hat with one large cable. It is knit in the round using a combination of knit and purl stitches and an effortless cable pattern.

Size: Adult medium
For head circumference: 22-23”/55.75 -58.5 cm
Length: 8”/20.25 cm unstretched

Barrett Wool Wisconsin Woolen Spun Worsted (100% wool; 250 yds (228 m/100 g skein)
Color: Birch
1 skein or approx. 150 yds/137 m of a worsted weight wool

Alternate Yarn: Brooklyn Tweed Shelter

16-inch US #7/4.5 mm circular needle or size required to get gauge
16-inch US #6/4 mm circular needle
DPNs US #7/4.5 mm (set of 4 or 5)
Stitch markers
Cable needle
Tapestry needle
The optional pom pom shown is from Barrett Wool Co. in Faux Fox.

16 sts/34 rows = 4” in garter st in the round