A fun knit for gifting, the Wassail Hat features large pompoms and braids.
To fit head circumferences of up to 481⁄2(531⁄2:581⁄2)cm/19(21:23)”. The finished hat measures 45(48:511⁄2)cm/171⁄2(183⁄4: 201⁄4) around.
2 colours of aran/heavy worsted weight yarn with approximately 160 metres/175 yards per 100g. You will need 150g of MC and 50g of CC.
The pictured sample was made with King Cole Merino Blend Aran in the Aran #776 (MC), and Claret #777 (CC) shades
NEEDLES AND NOTIONS
5mm/US 8 needles for flat knitting and small to medium diameter circular knitting. Adjust needle size as required to achieve the specified tension.
Proprietary or homemade pompom makers for making 1 pompom of 9cm/31⁄2″ diameter and 2 pompoms of 5cm/2″ diameter.
28 sts and 28 rows/rounds per 10cm/ 4″ in blocked cable and garter stitch pattern.