Show off your fine lace knitting skills in this practical application for winter warmth! Lace layered over stocking stitch, with both layers seamlessly joined together at the brim and crown. See here for the matching cowl.
To fit 50(53½:56½:59½)cm/19¾(21: 22¼:23½)” head circumference. After blocking the brim is approx 46½(49½: 52½:56)cm/ 18¼ (19½:20¾:22)” around and the hat diameter is 28cm/11″.
20g of 2ply/laceweight yarn with approx 210 metres/230 yards per 25g.
30g of a contrast colour in 4ply/fingering weight yarn with approx 102 metres/112 yards per 25g.
The pictured sample was knitted with Rowan ‘Kidsilk Haze’ in White #612 and Rowan ‘Mohair Haze’ in Tumble #534.
NEEDLES AND NOTIONS
2.75mm/US 2 needle(s) for small and medium diameter circular knitting. Adjust needle size as necessary to achieve specified tension.
27 sts per 10cm/4″ in blocked 2×2 rib knitted with the 2ply/laceweight yarn held double. Row tension is not important.
27 sts and 34 rounds per 10cm/4″ in blocked stocking stitch/stockinette knitted with the 4ply/fingering yarn.
27 sts and 34 rows per 10cm/4″ in blocked lace pattern knitted with the 2ply/laceweight yarn held single.