Wistman Hat by Katie Green
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Wistman Hat

Knitting
September 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Moss Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
219 - 437 yards (200 - 400 m)
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This pattern is also available as part of The Tor Collection eBook for £15.00 GPB

This cabled hat uses Moss Stitch as the background to evoke the rich textures of Wistman’s Wood, an ancient oak woodland in the heart of Dartmoor. Worked from the cuff upwards in the round, this is a fairly quick knit in aran weight. Choose the smaller size for a snug fitting beanie, or the larger size for a slouchy look. You will need an extra skein of yarn if you wish to add a pom pom.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Circumference:
38 (46) cm /15 (18) inches

Length including cuff:
30 cm / 12 inches

Designed to be worn with 4 - 6 inches of negative ease

YARN
Blacker Yarns Tor, Aran (92% wool, 5% alpaca, 200m / 219 yds per 100g skein)

Shown in:
Leeden (with pom pom); 1 (2) skeins

OR

Rundlestone; 1 skein

DIFFICULTY
2 out of 5
Techniques include: knitting in the round, working cables and decreases from a chart or written instructions

NEEDLES AND NOTIONS
4mm (US 8, UK 6) knitting needles for your preferred method of knitting in the round

5mm (US 6, UK 8) knitting needles for your preferred method of knitting in the round

Cabe needle
1 stitch marker
Darning needle

GAUGE / TENSION
20 sts and 28 rows to 10 cm / 4 inches in Moss Stitch with larger needles

Always use a needle size which results in the correct gauge after blocking