This hat was originally designed for a long distance hiker with the trail name “Castle”, but it is a hat that any adult or child who loves castles will be thrilled to wear. A relatively quick knit that takes only a skein of yarn. Great gift idea!
Sizes to fit medium child (medium adult) with approximate head circumferences of 20 (22) in/50.5 (56) cm. The finished hat is quite stretchy so will fit a wide range of head sizes.
Finished circumference =18 (20) in/ 45.5 (50.5) cm
Finished length to top of crown = 7 1⁄4 (8 1⁄4) in/ 18.5 (21) cm
The samples were done in a wonderful springy wool – Plymouth Select “Worsted Merino Superwash”. One skein is enough to make either size. To use another yarn, choose 130 (170) yards of worsted weight yarn knit at a gauge of 5 1/2sts and 8 rows per inch.
This pattern is suitable for knitters who are comfortable knitting in the round and following a chart. It consists of four pages and includes separate charts for the 2 sizes to make them easy to read. As always, the pattern has been professionally tech edited, and also test knit, to be clear and free of errors.
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