This is such a charming Hat and i like the i-cord idea as well. Maybe i should make it for me as i never make me anything…. Stylish!!!
Liffey is a mixed pattern hat, including both cables and lace, in a cute leafy shape. The traditional ribbing is replaced by an i-cord, tied at the back to form a bow.
Size: to fit head circumference of 56cm (for bigger or smaller size, consider changing yarn thickness and/or needle size).
Yarn: SOKA (70% wool, 30% polyamide, 50g=150m), 1.3 skeins.
A set of 4 (5) double-pointed needles: UK size 11, US size 2.5, metric size 3mm; 2 cable/auxiliary needles of the same size.
k – knit
p – purl
rep – repeat
k2tog – knit 2 together
yo – yarn over: make an additional loop by passing the yarn under the right needle from back to front, then over the needle and to the back.
k tbl – knit through the back of the stitch.
SKP – “slip, knit, pull” – slip 1…
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