Seedling by Alana Dakos


February 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
180 yards (165 m)
Women's Medium-Large
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A slouchy beanie-style hat that features little fledgling plants sprouting up on one side. Paired with a vibrant green yarn, this hat is a perfect project for springtime knitting.

Seedling has been translated into Japanese by Naoko Ogawa and is available for purchase HERE.

Women’s Medium-Large
(fits 19–23” / 48–58cm head circumference)

Brim Circumference approx 17” / 43cm unstretched.

Dark Green Version: Becoming Art Cielo Worsted 100% Superwash Merino Wool; 200 yd / 183m per 4 oz / 114g skein; color: Looking Out; 1 skein or approx 180 yd / 165m of a worsted weight wool or wool blend.

Medium Green Version: The Fibre Company Canopy Worsted 50% Baby Alpaca, 30% Merino, 20% Viscose Bamboo; 100 yd / 91m per 1.75 oz / 50g skein; color: Conifer; 2 skeins or approx 180 yd / 165m of a worsted weight wool or wool blend.

Alternate Yarns: Madelinetosh Vintage, Cascade 220

1 16” / 40cm US6 / 4mm circular needle
1 set of US6 / 4mm double pointed needles
Stitch markers in 2 different colors
Tapestry needle