A geometric motif in two colors in Big Merino Hug for a cozy, warm hat.
- Rosy Green Wool's Big Merino Hug(100% Virgin Wool Organic Merino Extra Fine; 100g | 175yds [160m])
- 1 each of 2 colors
- Pattern: Your kit will include a complimentary pattern PDF which will be sent to the email address you provide.
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Shown in Blue Whale and Pufferfish
Pidu is worked from the bottom up. You start at the brim with a long-tail tubular cast-on in the contrast color and continue with the 2x2 ribbing. The stitch count is then increased for the body to start the color-work pattern. Centered double decreases are included in the color work chart to finish the hat with a beautiful crown shaping.
4 mm (US 6) 40 cm (16 in) circular needle
4.5 mm (US 7) 40 cm (16 in) circular needle or double-pointed needles for working a small circumference in the round
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge
GAUGE (after Blocking)
24 sts x 25 rows = 10 x 10 cm (4 x 4 in) over Colorwork Pattern with 4.5 mm (US 7) needles after blocking
To create the gauge swatch, cast-on the preferred number of sts for your swatch and follow the highlighted red repeat section of Colorwork Pattern chart.