Folklore by Faye Kennington


November 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stranded stockinette in the round
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
300 - 450 yards (274 - 411 m)
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Choose 3 of your favourite colours with highly contrasting values to blend in this folkloric and floral stranded toque.

Worked in the round from the brim to crown, the hat is 18.5(21.25)”/ 47(54) cm around and should fit with 1-2” (2.5-5 cm) negative ease.

Pattern includes stranded knitting tips. Colourwork based on charts.

Yarn: Knit Picks Swish DK, 100% Superwash Merino Wool, 123y/ 112m; 50g 1 ball of each MC, CC1 and CC2. Sample shown in MC “Marina;”
CC1 “Lemongrass Heather;”and CC2 “Cornmeal.”

US 6 (4mm) 16” (40 cm) circular or double pointed needles, in style(s) suitable for working 18- 22” circumference, and small circumferences, in the round. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge. US 4 (3.5mm) 16” (40 cm) circular or double pointed needles for working 18- 22” circumference in the round. Use needle 2 sizes smaller than larger needle used for obtaining gauge. Stitch marker; tapestry needle; large pompom maker (optional).

24 sts/26 rows over 4”(10cm) in stranded stockinette using larger needles.