Thursday, February 16, 2017

New Pattern: Water Slide Hat

Water Slide
By Brittany Wilson

Water Slide is a beanie worked top down in garter stitch with twisted stitch cables. The first few rounds can be a bit tricky to work, but keep with it. It gets easier as your work gets larger. Once you hit the body the hat becomes easy peasy to knit.
It is written in sizes from newborn to large adult, so everyone in the family can have one. Yardage used varies depending on hat length and the size of the pom pom. 
US 7/ 4.5 mm double pointed needles, or size to get gauge
US 7/ 4.5 mm 16” circular needle, or size to get gauge
US 5/ 3.75 mm 16” circular needle, or 2 sizes smaller than your larger needle

Tapestry needle
1 stitch marker

Knitwhits Freia Handpaints Freia Ombre Sport [100% wool; 217yd/198m per 75g skein] 1 skein

20 sts/ 32 rows = 4" in garter stitch

SIZING- Newborn (Baby, Toddler, Child/Teen, Adult Medium, Adult Large).
Height: 5 (5.75, 6.75, 7.5, 8.25, 9)”
Circumference: 13 (14.5, 16, 17.5, 19, 20.5”

To Fit Head: 15 (17, 18.75, 20.75, 22.5, 24)”

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