Ocean Waves by Julia Barrowcliffe

Ocean Waves

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Knitting
March 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 52 rows = 4 inches
in Waves stitch using 3mm needles
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
350 yards (320 m)
56 (58, 61)cm / 22 (23, 24)in
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Imagine a warm, slow, tranquil summer afternoon at the beach with little waves lapping the shore… Ocean Waves is inspired by this lovely lazy warmth.

This hat is knitted seamlessly in the round from the bottom up. It
includes a provisionally cast on picot hem that is turned and knitted
together with the body. Knit and purl stitches form the easy to memorize main pattern, and a shell shape flows into a twisted stitch cable over one ear towards the crown.

Note: This pattern is charted, the knitter should have previous experience working from charts.

Techniques

Waste yarn provisional cast-on, knitting in the round, twisted
stitches, cluster group of stitches, cables, increasing, decreasing,
following a chart.

Sizes

Small adult (medium adult, large adult) / to fit head circumference:
56 (58, 61)cm / 22 (23, 24)in.
Intended to be worn with negative ease, (smaller than actual head
size).

Other Supplies

Cable needle, 1 stitch marker, yarn needle, waste yarn.