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Sarum

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Overview

This hat was inspired by the Prisoners of Conscience stained glass window in Salisbury Cathedral’s Trinity Chapel, designed by Gabriel Loire of Chartres in the 1980s. This informs the lancet shapes, although here they are stacked, and my choice of colour; the stained glass is worked predominantly in striking blues which have an amazing luminosity.

Sizes

Small: to fit 17-19 inches, 43-48cm
Medium: to fit 19-21 inches, 48.5-53.5cm 
Large: to fit 22-24 inches, 56-61 cm. 

Yarn

Sarum can be knit in any 4 ply yarn (100g = 440yds/400m)
You will require:
Main yarn – 20g
Contrast Yarn – 30g

Samples knit in
Lang Jawoll Superwash Solid sock wool in Graphite Marl (50g = 230yds/210 m) as the main and
Ba t’at yarns Aire in Mixed Berries (100g = 379m/414yds).
One hat in each size was made from a single ball of each.

Gauge

Size is achieved by using different sized needles to obtain a different gauge for each hat.
Small: 42st x 38 rows = 10x10cm/4 x 4 inches
Medium: 38st x 36 rows = 10x10cm/4 x4 inches
Large: 34st x 34 rows = 10x10cm/4 x 4inches

Needles & Materials

Small: 2mm (US0) short circular for ribbed band & 2.25mm (US1) short circular for body and dpns for crown decreases
Medium: 2.5mm (US1.5) short circular for ribbed band & 2.75mm (US2) short circular for body and dpns for crown decreases
Large: 2.75mm (US2) short circular for ribbed band & 3mm (US2.5) short circular for body and dpns for crown decreases.

Format

The pattern is provided as a 5 page English Language PDF download and contains both written and charted instructions
You will get a PDF (576KB) file

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