Volitare by Christina Danaee

Volitare

Knitting
August 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
27 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in over chart pattern, worked in the round with larger needle.
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
275 - 425 yards (251 - 389 m)
1 (2, 3)
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The Volitare Beanie is a relaxed fit, lightweight hat featuring texture and color. Using a unique style of colorwork, stitches are wrapped with a contrasting yarn from Spincycle’s Dyed In The Wool to create a kind of “float” on the outside of the hat. Bobble are also included to enhance the textured appearance. The hat is knit with The Farmer’s Daughter Fibers Moon Sisters yarn, a soft and smooth merino yarn with a tiny bit of subtle sparkle. The combination of these yarns together create a soft fun project that will keep you engaged until the very end. Top with a pom pom and let this hat ease you into fall.

Sizes:
Finished Width: 19 (21, 23.5)” - 48 (53, 60)cm
To be worn with 2-3”- 5-8cm of negative ease
Height: 8.5 (9, 9.5)” - 21.5 (23, 24)cm

Yarn:
MC:
The Farmer’s Daughter Fibers - Moon Sisters
70% Merino, 25% Nylon, 5% Stellina
428yds/100g per skein
1 skein “Willow”
CC:
Spincycle Yarns - Dyed In The Wool
100% Wool
200yds/50g per skein
1 skein “Smoke & Ash”

-or-

200 (250, 300) yds MC yarn in an equivalent fingering weight yarn and 75 (100, 125)yds CC yarn in an equivalent fingering or sport weight yarn

Materials:
US 1 - 2.25mm circular needle, 16” or one size smaller than needle used to obtain gauge
US 2 - 2.75mm circular needle, 16” or whatever size is necessary to obtain gauge
Optional: US 2 - 2.75mm DPNS (for crown decreases)
Stitch Marker
Tapestry Needle

Gauge:
27sts x 36 rows = 4”-10cm over chart pattern using larger needle, blocked.

Techniques Used:
Knitting in the round
Knitting from a chart
Bobbles