Motta by Alexis Winslow

Motta

Knitting
November 2021
Sport (12 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in colorwork pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
255 - 310 yards (233 - 283 m)
18½ (20¼, 22)" [47 (51.5, 56) cm] circumference
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Here’s a cute and cozy knit we can’t wait to cast on! Alexis’ hat offers a little bit of everything to knitters of all skill levels. Knit in our soft and plump Chickadee, the color combinations are seemingly endless. Fun and fascinating techniques abound: from Vikkel braids, to popcorn stitches, to compelling colorwork, we can’t get enough of this hat’s merry-go-round of knitterly delights. Top it off with an optional pom pom, for a final splash of color—we recommend using our Limited Edition Pom Pom Maker for fun (and easy) pom pom making.

Shown in size 20¼“ / 51.5 cm. Suggested approx 2” / 5 cm negative ease

yarn
chickadee
1 skein each:
Honey 123 (color A)
Petal 111 (color B)
Slate 143 (color C)

needles
40” / 100 cm circular needle in sizes US 3 and US 5 / 3.25 and 3.75 mm for magic loop method

gauge
26 sts and 32 rows = 4” / 10 cm in colorwork pattern, after blocking.

construction
Hat is knitted from the bottom up, in the round using the magic loop method, but is easily adapted to double pointed needles if desired.