Toonsmal Hat by Donna Smith
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Toonsmal Hat

Knitting
September 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in Knit and Purl
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
131 - 164 yards (120 - 150 m)
Small, Medium, Large
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This hat is inspired by my Straemsound hat which uses a zig zag colourwork pattern. Instead of using two colours the hat uses a series of knit and purl stitches to create an interesting textured pattern. The zig zag pattern converges at the crown forming a satisfying star shape.

It uses one skein of Langsoond Shetland DK yarn.

In crofting, toonsmal is the old Shetland term for the grazing land usually next to a dwelling house, a nod to land where the the fleece has come from.