San Donato Hat by Anna Pack

San Donato Hat

Knitting
February 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stranded colourwork at widest part of crown after blocking
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
248 yards (227 m)
Size 1(2) to fit head of 53-58cm/21-23in (59-64cm/23-25in) circumference.
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Featuring stranded colourwork knitted in the round, with corrugated ribbing, this hat is inspired by a twelfth century mosaic pavement in the Basilica of Santa Maria e San Donato on the Venetian island of Murano. A matching mitts pattern is also available.

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Yarn
Jamiesons of Shetland Spindrift 100%
wool (105m/114yd per 25g ball):
2 balls Granite (MC)
1 ball Moorgrass (CC1)
1 ball Grouse (CC2)

Yarn substitution:
The following approximate quantities of a similar fingering weight yarn may be used (quantities may vary depending upon gauge and type of yarn and are given for the larger size):
MC – 130m/140yd
CC1 – 60m/65yd
CC2 – 37m/40yd

Needles and Notions
3mm/US 2.5 (or size required to obtain gauge) circular needle, 40cm/16in length.
Set of 4 DPNs in gauge size for working centre of crown.
2.75mm/US 2 (or one size smaller than gauge needle) circular needle, 40cm/16in length.
Stitch marker, tapestry needle for finishing, dinner plate & bowl for blocking.

Gauge
24 sts and 34 rounds to 10cm/4in, after wet blocking, across stranded colourwork at widest part of crown on larger needle.
Gauge immediately above ribbing is 31 sts to 10cm/4in on smaller needle. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.

Measurements and Sizing
Diameter of crown 27cm/10.5in; ribbing size 1(2) to fit head of 53-58cm/21-23in (59-64cm/23-25in) circumference. The hat is shown in size 2 on a 59cm/23in head.

Skills Required
The pattern uses stranded colourwork, requiring the anchoring of longer yarn floats behind work. Other techniques include German twisted cast-on and corrugated ribbing. Links to information on these techniques are available on my blog. Knowledge of backward loop cast-on method is assumed.

Pattern is both written and charted. Thanks to Karen Butler for tech editing this pattern.