Lotus

Knitting
February 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette st
US 3 - 3.25 mm
3.25 mm (D)
135 - 150 yards (123 - 137 m)
Adult; 18” (46 cm) circumference, 8” (20 cm) tall
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Inspired by my dedication to the yoga practice and beautiful hand dyed yarn, I was inspired to create a hat that blossomed while you knit. Like the lotus flower that blooms from out of water, the Lotus hat blooms from the center (crown) down before your eyes reveling layers of petals.

Skill Level: Advanced

Finished Size: Adult, 18” (46 cm) circumference, 8” (20 cm) tall

Materials:

  • Buttercup Fibers DK Yarn; 75% Superwash Merino/25% Nylon; 245 yards (224 m); 3.5 oz (100g); sample used 135 yds (123m), 2 oz (58g)
  • US3 (3.25mm) Circular Needle, 32” (80 cm) minimum if using magic loop (DPNs or two shorter circular needles can be substituted)
  • Cable Needle
  • D (3) Crochet Hook
  • Stitch Marker
  • Tapestry Needle

Skills Required:

  • Knit/Purl in the round
  • Cabling
  • Twisting stitches
  • Increasing
  • Provisional Cast On

Happy Creating.

This pattern has been tested.

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