Les Galets de l'Ill by La Cave à Laine

Les Galets de l'Ill

October 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
160 - 175 yards (146 - 160 m)
Child (Adult small, Aldult large)
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An intricate look for a very straightforward lace, this beanie is a satisfying quick knit.
Choose the softest yarn you can get your hands on and you will be making the perfect closet staple: an hat that you won’t forget!

Les Galets de l’Ill mean “Ill’s pebbles”, where Ill is the river that give its name to Alsace, the French Region where I live. At its source, less then 20 minutes away from my home, water mix with little rounded pebbles.

The hat pictured is size Large, knit with Gomitoli’s Cashmere 4 ply

Skills Needed
Casting-on, knitting, purling, basic increases and decreases, working in the round

18 sts and 30 rows over 10cm / 4” in stockinette stitch in the round, on larger needles, wet blocked.
Gauge is crucial for this project, determining not only yarn usage, but also size

Child (Adult small, Adult Large)
To fit head circumferences:
Child (4-12 years old): 55 cm / 21.75”, finished hat 42 cm / 16.5“ width, length 19 cm / 7.5“
Adult small: 56 cm / 22”, finished hat 45 cm / 17.75“ width, length 19 cm / 7.5“
Adult Large: 57-58 cm / 23”, finished hat 48cm / 19“ width, length 20cm / 8“

45 g 165 m /180 yd of any sport yarn that will give the correct gauge
Sample is knit in Gomitoli’s in the Mood for Knitting Cashmere Lana 4ply, 70% wool, 30% Goat Cashmere, colourway light grey

3.5 mm (US size 4) AND 4 mm (US size 6), 100 cm 40” circular needles, or size to obtain correct gauge

Tapestry needle to weave in ends

1 stitch marker

Tech editor: April of New Growth Knits

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