Gro is a very warm hat intended for the coldest days and nights of winter. It has a notch in the brim, worn in the back, making the hat comfortable and allowing it to fit different head sizes. Hat is worked flat for the ribbing, and then worked bottom up in the round. Pattern requires the following skills: working ribbing, knitting in the round on circular and/or double pointed needles, increasing, decreasing, stranded color work, making a pom pom (optional).
Nordic motif was selected from the book: 150 Scandinavian Motifs: The Knitter's Directory by Mary Jane Mucklestone, published by
Size Circumference of 18" around lower edge, unstretched. Depth: 9", not including pom pom. Hat fits women's sizes small to medium.
Yarn Rowan Purelife British Sheep Breeds Chunky Undyed (100% wool, 120yds/110m per 100g skein); 1 skein for MC, 1 skein for CC; sample uses Blue Faced Leicester for MC and Mid Brown Jacob for CC.
Needles US 7/4.5mm, US 9/5.5mm
Gauge 20 stitches & 21 rounds in Stockinette Stitch = 4"/10cm on US 9/5.5mm needles
Notions Stitch marker, tapestry needle, pom pom maker (optional)
Price $5.00 USD
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