Sleet by Allison O'Mahony
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Sleet

Knitting
January 2018
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches
in Colour Pattern
US 11 - 8.0 mm
US 13 - 9.0 mm
100 - 120 yards (91 - 110 m)
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Sleet colourwork hat pattern by Allison O’Mahony


Sleet is a cozy, slouchy toque that knits up quickly in
super bulky weight yarn. Great for beginners to
colourwork, this is a quick knit that can easily be
finished in an evening. The two-colour pattern looks
great in highly contrasting colours, or it can be worked
in two similar shades for a more subtle look.

Size
Adult sizes S/M [M/L] to fit 53-55.5 [57-59.5] cm/21-22
[22.5-23.5]” head circumference with 5-7.5 cm/2-3”
negative ease.

Shown in size S/M with 3” negative ease.

Finished Dimensions
48 [52] cm/19 [20.5]” circumference and 25 [26] cm/9.75
[10.25]” height, after wet blocking

Materials
Super bulky weight yarn in the following approximate
amounts*:

C1: 40 [45] m/44 [50] yd

C2: 40 [45] m/44 [50] yd

*Plus approximately 18 m/20 yd more if making a yarn
pom pom

Shown in Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick (82% Acrylic,
10% Wool, 8% Rayon/Viscose; 97 m/106 yd per 170 g/6 oz
skein) in colours C1: Black (153) and C2: Grey Marble (154).

Needles
Size A (for body of hat):
One 40 cm/16” circular needle and one set of DPNs, size
9 mm/US 13 (or size needed to obtain gauge)

Size B (for brim):
One 40 cm/16” circular needle, size 8 mm/US 11 (or one
size smaller than Size A)

Gauge
10 stitches & 14 rounds = 10 cm/4” in Colour Pattern on
size 9 mm/US 13 needles, after wet blocking

Additional Tools
Stitch marker, tapestry needle

Skill Level
✦✦✧✧✧

Notes
This hat is knit in the round from the brim up, starting
on a 40 cm/16” circular needle. When decreasing for the
crown, switch to DPNs when necessary to accommodate
the decreasing number of stitches.