Toph by Woolly Wormhead
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Toph

Knitting
September 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
Garter Stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
137 - 263 yards (125 - 240 m)
20in, 22in
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Toph is named for the highly skilled earth and metal bender from Season 1 of the Avatar. Organic forms gently grow from the brim of the Hat towards the crown, each created by short rows.

Featuring short row colourwork, each of the Elemental Hats is knit sideways and grafted. The pattern is presented as a map for the short rows - a directional chart - that will help guide you through the pattern.

The Elemental book and eBook contain detailed photographic tutorials, and individual patterns contain illustrated tutorials.

Use hashtags #elementalhats & #woollywormhead when sharing your knits on social media!

Support
Do you need help with this pattern? We have a specific discussion thread in the Wormhead’s Hats group where you can ask any questions. I’m unable to answer emails or PMs about help with patterns.

Yarn
Yarn A: 137yd/125m; Yarn B: 112yd/102m
61yd/56m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in Garter St
DK weight, plied yarn

Needles & Notions
Pair 3.25mm (3.5mm) straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
3.25mm crochet hook
Approx. 3yd/3m waste yarn
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in The Yarn Collective Bloomsbury DK in shades Copper & Oz (263yd/240m per 100g; 100% Merino)

Shown in size 20in/50.75cm on model with 19.5in/49.5cm circumference head

Note
Sizing in this pattern is achieved through gauge. The sideways nature of this design creates a great deal of stretch, so do consider the negative ease. Changes in gauge or yarn weight will mean a change in the size of the Hat.

Size & Gauge
To fit size: 20in/50.75cm; use 3.25mm needles
Gauge: 24 sts x 48 rows to 4in/10cm over Garter St:
Finished sizes:
Circumference: 16in/40.75cm
Length: 9.25in/23.25cm

To fit size: 22in/56cm; use 3.5mm needles
Gauge: 22 sts x 44 rows to 4in/10cm over Garter St:
Finished sizes:
Circumference: 17.5in/44.25cm
Length: 10in/25.5cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, short rows, provisional cast-on, grafting, chart reading

Pattern contents
Charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on, German Short Rows & Kitchener Stitch (Garter St.)

Published September 2017

PDF file size: 3.3MB, image res. 300DPI

Product code: WW319KToph

Technical editors: Heather Murray, Clare Devine & Kate Atherley