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Spruce & Lichen

Knitting
May 2020
both are used in this pattern
yarn held together
Fingering
+ Fingering
+ Lace
= Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
420 - 465 yards (384 - 425 m)
Adult Regular & Adult Large / Extra Slouch
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Spruce & Lichen, beret style “hipster - slouchy” hat is light and airy, making it a perfect hat for Spring and Summer months. Spruce & Lichen is a * fashion * hat, which features a playful eyelet detailing. Knit in a combination of fingering weight yarns held with lace weight Suri or mohair, its lightweight and oh so soft!

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Sizes
Adult regular & Adult extra slouchy
(Extra Slouchy fit is achieved by working with a needle size to get larger gauge listed below)

Yarn Requirements
Two strands of fingering / sock weight yarn held together with 1 strand of lace weight Suri or Mohair.

MC (Fingering weight)
125 (140) yards / 114 (128) meters

CC1 (Fingering weight)
125 (140) yards / 114 (128) meters

CC2 (Lace weight mohair)
170 (185) yards / 155 (169) meters

Suggested Yarn
Hypothesis Yarns: Smooth Sock & Suri Silk

Note: The entire hat is worked holding all three strands together throughout (MC + CC1 + CC2).

Gauge Information
19 sts / 27 rows on suggested needle size US 8 / 5 mm
(regular fit)

16 sts / 23 rows on suggested needle size US 9 / 5.5 mm
(extra slouchy fit)

Notions
Beginning of round marker
Darning needle to weave in ends

Suggested Needles

  • Size US 5 / 3.75 mm, 16” circular

  • Size US 8 / 5 mm, 16” circular (Regular Fit)

  • Size US 6 / 4 mm, 16” circular

  • Size US 9 / 5.5 mm, 16” circular (Extra Slouchy Fit)

  • DPNs in sizes listed above if prefer not to use circulars

  • 24” or 30” circular cable (for magic loop method) or DPNs to work crown decreases

Gauge swatch to determine sizes**