Ampere Toque by Faye Kennington

Ampere Toque

December 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in in stranded stockinette with larger needles, knit in the round and blocked.
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
240 yards (219 m)
18.25”/46cm, 19.25”/49cm, or 21”/54cm around; 8”/20cm, 9.25”/23cm, 10.5”/27cm or 12”/30cm deep
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Here’s your chance to play with colour combinations and use up worsted weight leftover yarns. Ampere Toque is 3-tone stranded hat combining stripes and a grid-like pattern. The double thickness created by the stranding adds extra warmth.

The toque has a classic beanie shape and suggestions for custom fitting the hat are included. Modelled hat is 19.25”/49cm around and 8”/20cm deep. No long yarn carries required.

Yarn: 80 yards/ 72 meters each of 3 colours worsted weight yarn, such as Malabrigo Worsted “Uva”(MC), Malabrigo Worsted “Frank Ochre”(CCA), and Manos del Uruguay Maxima “Shocking”(CCB).
US6(4mm) Circular Needle (16”/40 cm long); US8(5mm) Circular Needle (16”/40 cm long); US8(5mm) double pointed needles (or size to meet gauge, or longer needles for magic looping); Stitch Marker; Tapestry Needle.