FREE knitting pattern! I'm delighted to share with you this hat pattern I created for the online knitting magazine Olannand (www.olannand.ie) You can get the pattern free on Ravelry, and on Olannand's website, but I'm afraid I have to put a listing cost up so I can list it on my website. So it costs a whole 35 cents if you buy it here (+ your local shopping tax or VAT, which may vary and is applied automatically), I'm afraid, which is as near to free as I could make it while still listing it.
The hat is a unisex design, which comes in three sizes, Men's, Women's and Child's size. The design features subtle little acorns, created by various combinations of knit and purl. The hat is knit in the round, using one size of circular needles (5mm/US 8). You may wish to switch to DPNs for the last few decrease rounds. Also needed is a stitch marker (to show the start of the row), and a tapestry needle (knitter's needle) for weaving in ends. The hat is knit in Aran weight wool, and has a gauge of 20 sts/ 5 rows = 10cm/4” in stocking stitch worked in the round.
Child’s size: 18 inches/46 cm in circumference (unworn) and 7 ½ inches/19 cm from brim to crown
Women’s size: 20 inches/51 cm in circumference (unworn) and 8½ inches/22 cm from brim to crown.
Men’s size: 22 inches/56 cm in circumference (unworn) and 9 ½ inches/24 cm from brim to crown.
I hope you enjoy the pattern: I would love to see your finished hats! You can post them on Instagram using the hashtag #dearcan or #aranaccessories, and you can link them to the Dearcan Beanie pattern if you are a member of Ravelry. I'm also on Facebook as aranaccessories.net, on TikTok and Twitter as @aranaccessories and also on Tumblr as AranAccessories. I would love it if you stopped by!
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All my items are wrapped in crepe paper for free; if you would like sturdy wrapping for a festive occasion; please choose the gift wrapping option when ordering and let me know any special requirements (e.g. Christmas gift/birthday gift).
All of my knitted accessories (except items which have stuffing, like charms or baubles) can be machine-washed on a gentle wool wash at 30 degrees, or hand washed if you prefer. Certain items, such as cafetieres and tea-cosies, have been knitted in a more hard-wearing wool/acrylic mix: these can be washed in a regular machine wash at 40 degrees.
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Feb 4, 2019
Very easy and clear instruction . Thank you.