Little Lelant

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Instructions are to work flat or in the round.

This little hat pattern was a lockdown project as it began to get chilly in Autumn 2020 and my daughter needed a new hat! I hadn’t intended to release the pattern and would have been more mindful about the yarns used if I hadn’t just been using up my stash.

The main hat is worked in Erika Knight British Blue Yarn in Iced Gem. The shade is now discontinued but many other shades are available.

The trees are Swiss darned on to the hat afterwards and are worked in Rowan Kid Classic, which is aran weight and not really what I would suggest to work with a DK. However I darned to a similar tension and it worked really well.

I would suggest two DK yarns for this project and you could just use anything in your stash.

As always I recommend you work a swatch for gauge but if you are substituting yarns that differ in weight slightly then this is a must!

SIZES
To Fit Head Circumference
Preemie (Newborn: Baby: Toddler: Child)
31 (36: 41: 45: 48)cm
12.25 (14: 16: 17.75: 19)in

Actual Hat Circumference
29 (33: 36: 40: 43.5)cm
11.5 (13: 14.25: 15.75: 17)in

Length Crown to Hem
11 (12.5: 14.5: 16.5: 18.5)cm
4.25 (5: 5.75: 6.5: 7.25)in

YARN
Sample uses
Erika Knight British Blue Wool (DK weight, 100% Blue Faced Leicester wool, 25g/55m/60yds)
1 (2:2:2) x 25g balls of Yarn A Iced Gem (108)
Rowan Kid Classic (Aran weight, 70% wool, 22% mohair, 8% polyamide, 50g/140m/153yds)
1 x 50g ball of Yarn B Canard

For stockists contact:
Erika Knight www.erikaknight.co.uk Rowan 01484 668200 www.knitrowan.com

NEEDLES AND NOTIONS
To work in the round
A 3.5mm (UK 10-9/US 4) circular needle, 40cm long
A set of 3.5mm (UK 10-9/US 4) double pointed needles (DPNs (optional)
A 4mm (UK 8/US 6) circular needle, 40cm long
A set of 4mm (UK 8/US 6) double pointed needles (optional)
To work flat
1 pair 3.5mm (UK 10-9/US 4) knitting needles 1 pair 4mm (UK 8/US 6) knitting needles
Stitch markers
Tapestry needle

TENSION
22 sts and 30 rows/rounds to 10x10cm (4x4in) over st st using 4mm (UK 8/US 6) needles