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Chromaticism hat

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A ribbed hat becomes something much more colourful and romantic with a special stitch played out of normal order of things, like a chromatic note in a diatonic scale.

Hat is knit bottom up in the round.

Pattern contains
Charts and written instructions for main pattern and crown decreases. Links to tutorials for suggested cast on etc.

Sizes :
Choose a size approx. 10cm (4 in) less than your actual head size for a snug fit. Be sure to measure from the top of your crown to the base of your ear to check required length and work additional rows if required.

Finished sizes:
Age approx. 4-Adult S: 46.5cm/18 ¼ in circumference and 26.5cm/10 ½ in long
Adult M: 53.5m/21 in circumference and 28cm/11 in long
Adult L: 53.5 cm/21 ¾ in and 29.5cm/11 ½ in long

Gauge & needles:
18 stitches and 25 rounds over 10cm/4 in over stockinette/ the main pattern stitch. 5mm/US 8 needles or correct needles to obtain gauge, one size smaller for the ribbing if desired.

Skills required:
Knitting in the round

Yarn and yardage
Cascade 220 worsted/10 ply in colourway Lavender Heather or any worsted yarn with which you can achieve gauge .

Adult S: 127m/139yds
Adult M: 154m/168yds
Adult L: 157m/171yds

Always allow extra yarn, amounts may vary if substituting yarn.
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