Leighton by iknit2purl2

Leighton

Knitting
November 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in colorwork pattern
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
208 - 256 yards (190 - 234 m)
Child, Adult Small/Medium. Adult Large
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The Leighton Hat Pattern is available in both fingering weight and worsted weight versions. Both versions are included in this pattern!!! The hat starts with a 1x1 rib and then continues with a Scandinavian inspired colorwork pattern. This is a great project to use leftover yarn from your stash!

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FINGERING WEIGHT VERSION
FINISHED DIMENSIONS
Child - 17 inches (43 cm) in diameter (unstretched).
8.5 inches (22 cm) from edge to crown.

Adult Small/Medium - 18.5 inches (47 cm) in diameter (unstretched). 9 inches (23 cm) from edge to crown.

Adult Large - 20 inches (51 cm) in diameter (unstretched).
9 inches (23 cm) from edge to crown.

Length can easily be modified for a more slouchy effect.

GAUGE
32 stitches and 36 rows = 4 in/10 cm in colorwork pattern using larger needles after blocking.

Needles
US Size 2 (2.75mm) - sixteen inch circular needles
US Size 3 (3.25 mm) - sixteen inch circular needles
US Size 3 (3.25mm) - Double Pointed Needles (DPNs)

YARN
Main Color (MC): magpie fibers – Swanky DK 80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon 250 yards (228 m)/115 grams, colorway: Follow You Into the Dark

Contrasting Color (CC): Spincycle Yarns – Dream State - worsted weight / 100% superwashed American Wool // 150 yards (137 m) per skein, colorway: Verba Volant

Estimated yardage:
Child (Adult Small/Medium, Adult Large):

MC – approximately 82 (94, 106) yds/ 75 (86, 97)m
CC – approximately 42 (48, 54) yds/ 38 (48, 54)m
Your results may differ based on tension or needle size.

WORSTED WEIGHT VERSION
FINISHED DIMENSIONS

Child: 17 in (43 cm) in diameter (unstretched); 7 in (18 cm) from edge to crown.

Adult Small/Medium: 19 in (48 cm) in diameter (unstretched); 8 in (20 cm) from edge to crown.

Adult Large: 21 in (53 cm) in diameter (unstretched); 8 in (20 cm) from edge to crown.

Length can be easily modified for a more slouch effect.

GAUGE
20 stitches and 20 rows = 4 in/10 cm in colorwork pattern using larger needles after blocking.

NEEDLES
US Size 5 (3.75mm) - sixteen inch circular needles
US Size 7 (4.5 mm) - sixteen inch circular needles
US Size 7 (4.5 mm) - Double Pointed Needles (DPNs)

YARN
Main Color (MC): magpie fibers – Swanky DK 80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon 250 yards (228 m)/115 grams, colorway: Follow You Into the Dark

Contrasting Color (CC): Spincycle Yarns – Dream State - worsted weight / 100% superwashed American Wool // 150 yards (137 m) per skein, colorway: Verba Volant

Estimated yardage:
Child (Adult Small/Medium, Adult Large):

MC – approximately 82 (94, 106) yds/ 75 (86, 97)m
CC – approximately 42 (48, 54) yds/ 38 (48, 54)m

Your results may differ based on tension or needle size.