Wellwater Hat by Ewelina Murach

Wellwater Hat

November 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in cable and lace pattern
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
200 - 240 yards (183 - 219 m)
49 (56) cm/19.25 (22) in
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Wellwater Hat combines lace and cables creating interesting texture. It is worked bottom up, starting with provisional cast-on. When the provisional cast-on is removed, the brim is finished with an attractive stretchy bind-off. There are two sizes: the smaller size fits a child with up to 53 cm/21 in head (approximately 3-10 years), the larger size fits an average adult head.

Finished circumference: 49 (56) cm/19.25 (22) in.
To fit head up to: 53 (60) cm/21 (23.5) in.
Height: 21 (24.5) cm/8.25 (9.75) in.
Shown in size 56 cm/22 in.

Gauge (blocked)
Cable and lace pattern: 1 pattern repeat of 16 sts and 20 rows is 7 cm/2.75 in wide and 6.2 cm/2.5 in high, with larger needle(s).

180 (220) m/200 (240) yds of worsted weight yarn. Shown in Malabrigo Rios (100% merino wool, 192 m/ 210 yds per 100g, Water Green colourway). For best results use smooth yarn with good stitch definition.

Needles and notions
4.5 mm/US size 7 needle(s) in preferred style for knitting small circumferences in the rnd, or size to obtain correct gauge
3.75 mm/US size 5 needle(s), or 2 sizes smaller than larger needle(s), in preferred style for knitting small circumferences in the rnd
cable needle
scrap yarn, for provisional CO
1 stitch marker
tapestry needle

Skills needed
Provisional cast on, knit, purl, decreases, yarn-overs, working simple cables, knitting in the round.