Paper Copy of the Firefly Hat by Outi Kater,
The stranded colourwork pattern of this hat is complementedby four-colour corrugated ribbing; the crown shaping is achieved using centreddouble decreases. This design, which comes in two sizes, uses small amounts ofeach shade of the yarn, so it is ideal for using up leftovers in your stash.
(Note: yardage estimate above is based on length of the six skeins called for)
To fit head circumference:
52 (57)cm/ 20.5 - 22.5 inches
Actual head circumference:
50 (55)cm/ 19.75 - 21.75 inches
Diameter after blocking:
26 (27)cm/ 10.25 (10.75)in
Cast-on edge to top of crown:
21 (22.5)cm/ 8.25 (8.75)in
Additional tension info:
Size S only 28 sts and 32 rounds to 10cm over Chart patt using 3.25mm needles.
Size M only 32 sts and 34 rounds to 10cm over Chart patt using 3mm needles.
Both sizes 24 sts and 48 rounds to 10cm over corrugated ribbing using 3mmneedles.
Needles & accessories
1 set 3mm (UK11/US2-3) double-pointed needles
Size S only
1 set 3.25mm (UK10/US3) double-pointed needles
3.25mm (UK10/US3) circular needles, 40cm long
Size M only
3mm (UK11/US2-3) circular needles, 40cm long