Morrone by Kate Davies Designs

Morrone

Knitting
November 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in colourwork in the round
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
400 - 500 yards (366 - 457 m)
to fit adult head 20-21 in circumference
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Morrone

Named for a beautiful hill above Braemar, this is a bold colourwork hat, with a warm folded brim, for winter walking.

Yarn
Kate Davies Designs Milarrochy Tweed (70% Wool; 30% Mohair; 100m / 109yds per 25g ball) in the following shades:
Blue colourway
A Lochan: 2 x 25g balls
B Cowslip: 1 x 25g ball
C Stockiemuir: 1 x 25g ball
D Smirr: 1 x 25g ball
E Hirst: 1 x 25g ball

Grey colourway
A Birkin: 2 x 25g balls
B Campion: 1 x 25g ball
C Buckthorn: 1 x 25g ball
D Cranachan: 1 x 25g ball

Needles and notions
Gauge-size and below gauge-size needle(s) (40cm / 16in)
Gauge-size needles of your preferred type for working small circumferences (for crown)
Stitch marker
Tapestry needle

Gauge
28 sts and 32 rounds to 10cm / 4in over colourwork pattern.
Use 3mm needle as a starting point for swatching.

Size
To fit head circumference: 51-53.5cm / 20-21in

Pattern notes
After a tubular cast on, this hat begins with a deep brim worked in 1x1 rib. The hat body is worked from a simple colourwork chart, before the crown is completed from a second chart.