This is a cables and lace family of hats by Alexa Ludeman. Cozy cables offer this slouchy hat a festive feel. With lace for the ladies and texture for the boys you can knit one up for everyone on your list!
Sizing: Baby (Child, Adult Small, Medium, Large) To fit head measuring: 16 (18.5, 20, 22, 24) inches around Lady slouch is 7 (8, 8.5, 9, 9.5) inches tall Manly toque is 6 (6.5, 7.5, 8, 9) inches tall
Materials: Yarn: 125 (150, 175, 200) yards aran weight yarn Needles: US #6 / 4mm and US #8 / 5mm (or as req’d to meet gauge); 16” circular and/or double pointed needles Gauge: 18 sts / 4” (gauge in stockinette stitch on larger needles) Notions: cable needle, stitch markers, darning needle
Pattern: This hat is knit in the round from brim to crown. For a slouchy lacy hat, follow the ‘lady slouch’ instructions. For a cabled hat, follow the ‘manly toque’ instructions. To achieve a slouchy effect you should wet-block your finished hat aggressively over a balloon or dinner plate.
Lush is a cardigan with a lace yoke knitted in DK yarn. The cardigan is constructed as follows: First the lace yoke band is knit from centre back outward to left and right. Stitches are picked up along the top edge of the lace yoke band, and the collar is worked. Stitches are picked up along the bottom edge of the band, and worked down yoke to sleeves and hem. Button bands are worked last. The pattern contains 8 child and 8 adult sizes:
Braid Hills is form-fitting, feminine cardigan, with neat, set-in sleeves. Micro-cables lend structure and definition to a neatly-fitting bodice, framed by a deep, square neckline. Sizes range from 32″ to 50″. The pattern is suitable for DK yarns.
.This hat is knitted in the round using colourwork technique in double knit yarn. The instructions contain child, small adult (neat fit) and large (slouchy fit). The illustration shows an optional fur pompom – extra yarn is required to make a pompom.
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