Saugeen Summer Lace Cloche by Ash Kearns

Saugeen Summer Lace Cloche

Knitting
November 2010
DK (11 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 16 rows = 2 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
Child 17”-19” Woman Small 19”-22” Woman Large 22”-24”
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While experimenting with knitting warmer weather hats, Saugeen Summer Lace Cloche was designed on a canoe trip down the Saugeen river in Southern Ontario. Knit in a cotton linen blend, the fishtail lace motif offers ventilation while the double-thick sloped brim shades the eyes. Saugeen Summer Lace cloche is constructed in the round, top-down. The seed stitch band achieves definition by binding off and picking up around the circumference, seam outward, twice. There is no sewing required, so this hat will be ready to wear on any adventure in no time!

Materials:
1 skeins of Americo Original Linen Tanguis (50% linen, 50% cotton)
or
2 balls Classic Elite Classic Silk (50% cotton, 30% silk, 20% nylon)
or
200 yards of DK/Sport weight yarn. Firm textured linen, silk or cotton is ideal for this project
Set of 3.50 mm double pointed needles
3.50 mm 16” circular needle
Wool needle
Stitch markers

Skills Used: Knitting in the round, picking up stitches, working with DPNs

Sizes: Child 17”-19”
Woman Small 19”-22”
Woman Large 22”-24”
Actual head size given, hat is very stretchy.

Gauge:
24 sts/ 32 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette

Questions or comments? Please contact Ash Kearns or join my Ravelry group, Ash Kearns Handknitting!