Tête-Bêche by Verena Cohrs
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Tête-Bêche

Knitting
February 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Main Stitch Pattern
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
202 yards (185 m)
1 (2, 3)

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Sizes: 1 (2, 3)

Finished circumference (unstretched): 41.5 (46, 50.5) cm / 16¼ (18, 19¾)” – to be worn with 4-8 cm / 1¾-3¼” negative ease.
Model wears size 2.

Yarn: De Rerum Natura Ulysse (sport weight; 100% French Merino; 185 m / 202 yds per 50 g skein)
Shade A: Quartz; 1 (1, 1) skein
Shade B: Bois de Rose; 1 (1, 1) skein

Gauge: 26 sts & 40 rounds = 10 cm / 4” over main stitch pattern on 3.5 mm needles after blocking.

Needles: 3.5 mm / US 4 knitting needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round AND spare circular needle (for joining the folded brim)
3 mm / US 2.5 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: 5 stitch markers, pompom maker (optional)

Notes: Tête-Bêche is knitted seamlessly in the round from the brim to the crown. The hat is worked with a provisional cast-on that is undone before beginning the main section to join the folded brim.