Knitting Pattern Set
Constantine was a set designed in Constantine Bay, Cornwall, while I was sat on the beach watching my other half surf in the sea. I had the yarn anyway and had made a few swatches, before I settled on this one which made me think of the way the sand ripples after the tide has gone out.
The set comprises of a hat and a mittens pattern, which are also sold individually at £3.50 each. Knit in worsted weight yarn, the hat and mittens are available in several different sizes and suitable for both men and women.
• Approx 75-100g / 2.6-3.5oz / 130-195m / 142.5-213yds of Erika Knight ‘Vintage Wool’ in ‘Flax’
• 5 x 4mm (US 6) double pointed needles (small and large sizes only)
• 5 x 4.5mm (US 7) double pointed needles (all sizes)
• 5 x 5.5mm (US 9) double pointed needles (medium and x large size only)
• 1 stitch marker
• 1 sewing needle
• 1 cable needle
Small (hand measures approx 19cm/7.5” around palm) use size 4mm (US 6) and 4.5mm (US 7) needles.
Medium (hand measures approx 20.5cm/8” around palm) use size 4.5mm (US 7) and 5.5mm (US 9) needles.
Large (hand measures approx 23cm/9” around palm) use size 4mm (US 6) and 4.5mm (US 7) needles.
X Large (hand measures approx 25.5cm/10” around palm) use size 4.5mm (US 7) and 5.5mm (US 9) needles.
Please note there is some stretch in the mittens, so if you are in between sizes, then knit the smaller size and see notes on page 4 about decreasing.
Small and Large 20 sts and 28 rows per 10cm/4” in stocking stitch, knit flat on 4.5mm (US 7) needles.
Medium and X large 17 sts and 25 rows per 10cm/4” in stocking stitch, knit flat on 5.5mm (US 9) needles.
A chart is also provided for those that prefer to use one.
Approx 100-150g (3.53-5.29oz) / 173.7-229m (190.0-250 yds) Erika Knight ‘Vintage Wool’ in ‘Flax’
1 pair 4mm (US6) x 30cm circular needles
1 pair 5mm (US8) x 30cm circular needles
5 x 5mm (US8) double pointed needles for decreasing
Scissors and card for pompom
18 sts and 26 rows per 10cm/4” in stocking stitch, knit flat on 5mm (US8) needles
Small (Approx 53-56cm/21-22.5”)
Medium (Approx 57-59cm/22.5-23.5”)
Large (Approx 60-62cm/23.5-24.4”)
Please note M and L sizes are the same amount of sts, however the brim circumference is smaller on the M resulting in a slightly different fit.
A chart is provided for both left and right handed knitters, in addition to a full written pattern.
©Buttons and Beeswax
Published November 2012