Tincture by Andrea Mowry


November 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Mosaic Herringbone
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
190 yards (174 m)
One Size - 19”/48.5 cm Brim Circumference; 9”/23 cm Height
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I am always drawn to herringbone, and I love how easy it is to create this beautiful colorwork beanie utilizing Mosaic knitting! If you’ve never tried your hand at Mosaic knitting, this is a great introduction!! The only question left is to pompom or not to pompom?!

Yarn: DK Weight MC - 100 yd/35 g; CC - 90 yd/30 g

Suggested Yarn:
Brooklyn Tweed Arbor 100% Targhee Wool (145 yd/50 g)
Main Color - 1 skein Thaw (light grey)
Contrast Color - 1 skein Tincture (yellow)

Suggested Needles:
US 5/3.75 mm - 16”/40 cm circulars for Brim
US 7/4.5 mm - 16”/40 cm circulars for Main Fabric
US 7/4.5 mm - DPNs for Crown Shaping

Notions: Stitch markers (1), tapestry needle

Gauge (in the round and measured after blocking): Mosaic Herringbone pattern using larger needles: 26 sts & 30 rows = 4”/10cm

Finished Measurements: 19”/48.5 cm Brim Circumference; 9”/23 cm Height

Techniques to Indulge In: Mosaic knitting, working in the round, ribbing, Twisted German Cast On, decreasing.