Midnight Lights by Tif Neilan - tif handknits -

Midnight Lights

by Tif Neilan - tif handknits -
Knitting
December 2019
both are used in this pattern
yarn held together
Fingering
+ Fingering
= DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in slip stitch twisted rib pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
120 - 180 yards (110 - 165 m)
toddler, child, adult small, adult medium
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Midnight Lights is a reversible hat featuring a twisted rib & slip stitch pattern.
This hat is designed to fit with a small amount of slouch and is offered in four sizes ranging from toddler to adult large. To achieve the color shift as shown in the sample, this hat is knit using a single strand of DK weight yarn for the MC throughout, combined with shifting through 3 contrast colors in fingering weight to be held double.

Sizes toddler, child
adult small, adult medium

Finished width measured flat
7.5 (9, 10, 11)” / 19 (23, 25, 28) cm
intended to fit with 1” (2.5 cm) negative ease from head size.

Yarn Requirements:
MC (DK weight): 60 (70, 80, 90) yards
55 (64, 73, 82) meters

CC1 (Fingering weight): 9 (10, 12, 14) yards
8 (9, 11, 13) meters

CC2 (Fingering weight): 18 (20, 24, 28) yards
16 (18, 22, 26) meters

CC3 (Fingering weight): 30 (35, 40, 45) yards
27 (32, 37, 41) meters

Suggested Yarn: Hypothesis Yarns DK (Last Midnight color-way pictured) with CC accents of MCN fingering weight held double
(color-ways: Sweet November, Botanist and Katydid pictured)

Needles and Notions

  • Needle Size US 6 / 4 mm
  • Needle Size US 8 / 5 mm or size needed for gauge
  • Beginning of round stitch marker
  • Darning needle
  • 16” circular in both sizes, plus a longer length cord to work magic loop method for decreases
  • (optional) US Size 8 (5 mm) double pointed needles dpns