Viola by Jennifer Burke


May 2020
Aran (8 wpi) ?
One 22-stitch repeat = 3.25" on larger needles
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
220 yards (201 m)
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To raise awareness of Lupus Awareness Month, this pattern (and the yarn color) is a great way to help support a marginalized community.
It was a privilege to design this hat, with cables reminiscent of a butterfly, in the great worsted staple, Germantown, from Kelbourne Woolens.

The mission of the Lupus Foundation of America, Philadelphia Tri-State Chapter is to improve the quality of life for all people affected by lupus through programs of research, education, support and advocacy. This is accomplished by focusing on achieving the following disease-specific outcomes:
Reducing time to diagnosis.
Ensuring people with lupus have an arsenal of safe and effective treatments.
Expanding direct services and increase access to treatment.

Visit to learn how you can help!


Kelbourne Woolens Germantown (100% North American wool; 201 meters/220 yards/100g): 1 skein, shown in Pansy.

US 5/3.75mm 16” circular needle
US 7/4.5mm 16” circular needle
or needles for preferred method of working small circumferences in the round.
Size is a suggestion; use the needle size that helps you obtain gauge

One 22-stitch repeat = 3.25”

16” circumference and 9.25” (unstretched)

Cable needle
Stitch markers
Tapestry needle

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