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Weod hat

Job type Test knit
Description

Weod is a nice toasty colourwork beanie designed with a little bit of slouch. The stranded design uses two colours and features a stylised leaf and branch motif. The hat is worked in the round from the bottom up, with a provisional tubular cast-on and ribbed brim.

Difficulty Easy
Due date 2019-10-06
Craft Knitting
Test secrecy Postable
Advertiser Marina Skua
Spots available 6
Sizes required 1, 2, 3
Finished measurements

Finished circumference: 42 (46, 50) cm / 16.5 (18, 19.5)”
Height (excluding pom pom): 22 cm / 8.75”

Gauge 24 sts x 29 rows = 10 cm in colourwork pattern
Charted or written pattern Charted
Skills required

Provisional tubular cast-on (instructions given in pattern), knit, purl, stranded colourwork, k2tog and ssk decreases, making a pom pom (optional)

Construction type Bottom up, in the round
Yarn support There is a discount available for the recommended yarn!
Required or recommended yarn Marina Skua Mendip DK – 30% discount available but testers may also substitute
Yardage Main colour (shown in Sheep): 40 (45, 50) g or 95 (110, 120) m / 105 (120, 130) yd. Contrast colour (shown in Fern): 14 (15, 17) g or 32 (36, 40) m / 35 (40, 45) yd (plus approx. 10 g for optional pom-pom)
Tools required

Needles 

3.75 mm / US 5 circular needle, 60 cm / 24” length (or size required to obtain correct gauge)
3.75 mm / US 5 double-pointed needles or longer circular needle for magic loop, if desired (or size required to obtain correct gauge)
3.25 mm / US 3 circular needle, 60 cm / 24” length (or needle 2 sizes smaller than main needle)

Notions: Scrap yarn, stitch markers, darning needle for sewing in ends. Optional: pom-pom maker or card to make pom-pom


 

Ownership of the finished item The finished item is yours to keep.
Requirements from the maker

1. Finish project by given deadline
2. Link project to pattern on Ravelry, including at least one clear photo that shows the whole item
3. Fill in feedback form on Yarnpond
4. Message designer with choice of pattern from Ravelry store so you can get your free pattern

Rewards from the designer

The designer is offering discounted or free pattern(s) to testers

A PDF copy of the finished tested pattern plus an additional pattern of the tester's choice from the Marina Skua Ravelry store.

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