Euphorbia Hat and Cowl
Featuring stranded colourwork, knitted in the round, this hat and matching cowl are inspired by the colours of the euphorbia and other spring perennials in the garden.
NEEDLES & NOTIONS
5 mm / US 8 circular needle 40 cm /16” long
Set of 4 DPNs in gauge size for working centre of hat crown
Stitch marker, tapestry needle for finishing, stainless steel pins for blocking
Optional: extra large pom-pom maker (8-9cm diameter)
21 sts and 25 rounds to 10 cm / 4”
Cowl - length 24 cm / 9.5”, circumference 61 cm / 24.5”
Hat - circumference 53 cm / 21.5” to fit head of 55-60 cm (22-24”)
The pattern uses stranded colourwork, requiring the anchoring of longer yarn floats at the back of the work. Other techniques include two-colour German twisted cast-on and corrugated ribbing.