Tensho Hat by Beatrice Perron Dahlen

Tensho Hat

Knitting
January 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
163 - 220 yards (149 - 201 m)
Small: 16.75" / x cm wide by 7.5" / 19 cm deep at deepest point Medium: 19" / 48 x cm wide by 7.5" / 19 cm deep at deepest point Large: 21" / 53 cm wide by 7.5" / 19 cm deep at deepest point
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My beloved Tensho Pullover is a favorite… and so I thought it ought to become a hat as well! For those of you hoping to knit the colorwork, but not wanting to commit to a sweater, this is the project for you! For rows that have floats of 5 or more stitches, consider trapping your floats.

Sizes
Small: 16.75” / x cm wide by 7.5” / 19 cm deep at deepest point
Medium: 19” / 48 x cm wide by 7.5” / 19 cm deep at deepest point
Large: 21” / 53 cm wide by 7.5” / 19 cm deep at deepest point

Yarn
The Fibre Co. Cumbria Worsted (60% Merino Wool, 30% Masham Wool and 10% Mohair; 238 yds / 218 m; 100g)

1 skein MC (Scafell Pike)
1 skein CC (Hadrian’s Wall)

or

100 (115, 140) yds of worsted weight yarn in Color A
63 (70, 80) yds of worsted weight yarn in Color B

Needles
One US size 4 (3.5 mm) 16” / 40 cm circular needle or DPN’s
or size needle to obtain gauge

Gauge
23 stitches and 30 rows = 4” / 10cm in colorwork (after blocking)

Tools
stitch markers
tapestry needle