The Delamere Hat features an elongated chevon pattern with a deep texture which holds the heat well. It has a comfortable fit with a wide turn-back brim for extra warmth around the ears.
The central crown shaping gives a dynamic rounded star motif with six, seven or eight points depending on the size. The pattern includes instructions for three different sizes so you can make hats for all the family.
Please see below for more details about this pattern.
TECHNIQUES REQUIRED: Knitting, purling, increases, decreases and working in the round.
SIZES: Small (Medium, Large)
To fit head size: 50 (56, 60) cm / 20 (22, 24) ins
Finished depth: 18 (20, 23) cm / 7 (8, 9) ins
. Small: Teen Girl, Youth
. Medium: Ladies’ Medium, Men’s Small
. Large: Ladies’ Large, Men’s Medium
Yarn: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Worsted weight yarn, 100% wool, 102m/110 yds:50gm ball in colour: #24653 Calypso Heather x 2 (2, 3) balls.
Actual amount used in medium size hat: 76gm/2.7 oz, 155m/167 yds.
Yarn substitution: To use an alternative yarn, please select a soft Worsted or Light Aran weight wool yarn with a recommended gauge of about 18-20 sts:10cm/4 ins using 4.5-5.5mm / US #7-9 needles.
Needles: Size 4.0mm/US #6 and 4.5mm/US #7 circular needles, length 80cm/32 ins.
Gauge: 24 sts & 25 rows:10cm/4 ins in Double Rib, using 4.5mm/US #7 needles, when slightly stretched widthwise.
Notions: Row Counter, markers and piece of smooth marker thread, tapestry needle for finishing.
The pattern includes stitch charts and full line-by-line instructions and is available for immediate download.
Payments can be made by credit card, debit card, or PayPal. You will then receive a confirmation of your transaction together with the download link by e-mail.
The pdf file can be printed out or viewed on a computer, tablet or mobile device. Please let me know if you have any difficulties in downloading or opening the file.
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Current Version: v25OCT2023
Please contact me if you have a previous version of the pattern and would like an updated copy.
© Moira Ravenscroft, 2023