Noctua by NellKnits
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Noctua

Knitting
December 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Reverse Stockinette Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
150 yards (137 m)
21 x 7 1/2 to 22 1/2 x 8, length is easily adjustable
This pattern is available for $5.00 USD buy it now

If you’re looking for a new Worsted Weight hat pattern, then Noctua is for you.
It has everything. Charts, Cables and Owls. It could even sport a pompom…

The pattern includes written and charted directions, both of which have been test knit.

1 skein Shepherds Wool Worsted.
5 stitches and 7 rounds = 1 inch in reverse stockinette stitch with larger needles
US4 + US6 needles Samples were knit with 32”, magic loop style
Finished Size : 21 x 7 1/2 inches, and a little stretchy.
Larger: Malabrigo Rios with US5 + US7 (at 4.5 stitches and 6.75 rounds per inch)
Finished Size : 22 1/2 x 8 inches, and a little stretchy.

The photos were taken around the new Krog Market in Atlanta. Many thanks to my beautiful model, HaleyKnits.