Signal by Anna Maltz
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Signal

Knitting
February 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in colourwork stocking stitch on 2.75mm needles after blocking
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
440 yards (402 m)
1 (2, 3)

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Sizes: 1 (2, 3)
To fit head: 53-55 (56-58, 59-61) cm / 21-21¾ (22-22¾, 23¼-24)” – to be worn with approximately 10 cm / 4” negative ease at brim
Model wears size 2.

Yarn: The Little Grey Sheep Stein Fine Wool (4ply / fingering weight; 100% wool; 67 m / 73 yds per 20 g mini skein)
Shades: 1 mini skein in each of the following;
A: Red
B: Dark grey
C: White
D: Pale blue
E: Peach
F: Yellow

Note: Stein Fine Wool mini skeins do not have specific
shade names or numbers so these are for general guidance.

Gauge: 30 sts x 35 rounds = 10 cm / 4” over colourwork stocking stitch on 2.75 mm needles after blocking.

Needles: 2.25 mm / US 1 AND 2.75 mm / US 2 knitting needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: Stitch marker, 3cm / 1¼” pompom maker or cardboard

Notes: This slightly slouchy hat is knitted seamlessly in the round from the brim to the crown in a colourwork pattern using 6 different shades of 4ply weight yarn. Catch the floats when they span more than 5 stitches and do not catch them in the same place as the round below, or the caught yarn will be more visible from the right side.
Be aware of colour dominance and be consistent about holding the yarn to avoid this being an issue.