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This hat is the foundations of your journey into colour. A simple structure, worked in the round, means you can quickly memorise a pattern you can return to and modify time and time again. Keep things simple and one tone, perhaps with a contrasting pom pom. Or step into a little stranded colourwork, with a simple one stitch colour change that keeps things gentle as you learn the art of working two colours of yarn.
Circumference: 51 cm (20 in)
Length: 23 cm (9 in)
The Fibre Co. Tundra (60% baby alpaca, 30% merino wool, 10% silk, 109 m (120 yd) per 100 g hank) shown in:
Petrel (A) - 1 hank and Snowdrift (B) - 1 hank
Larch (A) - 1 hank and Glacier (B) - 1 hank
Single colour version in Bearberry - 1 hank
7mm (US 10.5) 40 cm (16 in) circular needle (or size to obtain gauge)
1 set of five 7mm (US 10.5) double-pointed needles (or size to obtain gauge)
Alternatively the hat can be worked using the Magic Loop technique with an 80 cm (32 in) circular needle throughout.
14 sts and 18 rnds to 10 cm (4 in) measured over st st using 7mm (US 10.5) needles.