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The Pointillist Hat is a graphic and playful colourwork design in two sizes, inspired by the work of Jacques Seurat. It features a deep cuff of Half Twisted Rib, stripes and spots in stranded colourwork and an optional (but strongly recommended!) pom pom.


FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 
Circumference: 42 (46.5) cm / 16.5 (18.5) inches


Length excluding cuff: 18 cm / 7 inches


Length including cuff: 30.5 cm / 12 inches


Designed to be worn with 7.5 - 10 cm / 3 - 4 inches of negative ease

Yarn Thickness for Pattern Double Knitting
Garment Type Hats

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The Pointillist Hat is a graphic and playful colourwork design in two sizes, inspired by the work of Jacques Seurat. It features a deep cuff of Half Twisted Rib, stripes and spots in stranded colourwork and an optional (but strongly recommended!) pom pom.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 
Circumference: 42 (46.5) cm / 16.5 (18.5) inches

Length excluding cuff: 18 cm / 7 inches

Length including cuff: 30.5 cm / 12 inches

Designed to be worn with 7.5 - 10 cm / 3 - 4 inches of negative ease

YARN 
Blacker Yarns Brushwork, Sport Weight (70% Scottish Bowmont, 10% Castlemilk Moorit, 20% British Alpaca, 152 m / 165 yds per 50g ball)

Shown in: 
MC: Scumble; 1 ball 
CC A: Smudge; 1 ball 
CC B: Craquelure; 1 ball 
CC C: Stipple; 1 ball

OR

Blacker Yarns Jacob, DK (100% Jacob Wool, 110 m / 119 yds per 50g ball)

Shown in:
MC: Purple Clay; 1 ball
CC A: Purple Marlstone; 1 ball

CC B: Purple Granite; 1 ball
CC C: Purple Basalt; 1 ball

DIFFICULTY 
Three out of Five

Techniques include knitting in the round, stranded colourwork and catching floats

NEEDLES AND NOTIONS 
3.5mm (UK 9, US 4) 40 cm (16 inch) circular knitting needle

3.5mm (UK 9, US 4) set of DPNs or long circular needle for Magic Loop technique for the crown

3mm (UK 11, US 3) 40 cm (16 inch) circular knitting needle for the ribbing

1 stitch marker 
Darning needle

GAUGE / TENSION 
24 sts and 30 rows to 10 cm / 4 inches measured over Colourwork Pattern

28 sts and 36 rows to 10 cm / 4 inches measured over 1x1 Half Twisted Rib

Always use a needle size which results in the correct gauge after blocking

Updated: March 2018

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