Pomball: Framed by Sarah Schira

Pomball: Framed

Knitting
February 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
140 - 440 yards (128 - 402 m)
To fit: 16” (18”, 20”, 22”, 24”) / 40cm (45cm, 51cm, 56cm, 61cm) Approximately: Baby, Toddler/Preschooler, Small, Medium, Large
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Now your pompoms can be as individual as your hats! Pomball: Framed has twisted-stitch cables framing wider cables in this delicate fingering-weight hat. Fairly slouchy, with a small pomball featuring sculptural single-stitch cables.

Pattern has written and charted instructions and includes a photo tutorial for attaching the pomball.

Skills Used
•knit, purl
•working in the round
•cables
•k2tog, ssk, p2tog, CDD
•kfb, M1L, M1R, M1P
•twisted stitches
•attaching pomball

Approximate Yardage: 140 (210, 275, 360, 440) yds / 130 (190, 250, 330, 400) m (fingering weight). Yardage is calculated with 15% security.

All sizes but the smallest are written to be slouchy hats. The 16” / 40cm size is written to be a beanie. This is based on my experiences as a mother trying to keep hats on heads in car seats and strollers.

Needles: U.S. 2 / 2.75 mm needles for working in the round (magic loop OR short circular + DPNs OR just DPNs) or size needed to get gauge, and U.S. 1 / 2.25mm DPNs or needle smaller than hat for pomball

Notions: darning needle, small amount of stuffing, stitch markers

This pattern has been test knit.