Peeping Sheep Hat by K.M. Bedigan

Peeping Sheep Hat

Knitting
February 2014
Knit Now Bloomsbury DK
DK (11 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in St st on smaller needles
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
245 yards (224 m)
XXS (XS, S, M, L, XL)
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Celebrate your love of our favourite woolly friends with this adorable hat and its simple sheep motif.


There is always a sense when watching a herd of sheep—especially in springtime—that one will stand out. The Peeping Sheep hat is inspired by this, and is the perfect pattern for wonderfully woolly yarn!

Pattern Format
Pattern includes written instructions for the basic hat, colourwork is only charted. 3 pages.

Materials
150—350 yds / 140-320 m of DK / 8 Ply yarn in two shades (approximately 100-220 yds of MC and 50-100 yds of CC). Sample shown uses Knit Now Bloomsbury DK in Ruby (MC) and Silver (CC).
3.75 mm / US 5 circular needles / DPNs
4 mm / US 6 circular needles / DPNs
Stitchmarker
Tapestry needle

Gauge
25 stitches / 27 rows on 3.75 mm / US 5 needles in stocking stitch.
21 stitches / 24 rows on 4 mm / US 6 needles in stocking stitch.

Sizes
XXS (XS, S, M, L, XL). Designed to fit average baby (toddler, child, teen, woman, man) with no ease.
Diameter is 14 (16, 18, 20, 22, 24) “ / 35.5 (40.5, 45.5, 50.5, 56, 60.5) cm. Height including brim is 5 (5.5, 6.5, 7.5, 8, 8.5) “ / 12.5 (14.5, 17, 19, 20, 21) cm.

This pattern was originally on sale in Knit Now issue 32 (released 6th March in the UK), also available from the MoreMags webstore.