Knitting, knit in the round, picot edge, basic decreases, double knitting technique
Gillian is a 1920s-inspired hat that features a picot-edge brim and an oversized bow. It is finished off with a sparkling pin or button. As fun as Gillian is to wear, she is even more fun to make as you to explore a special double knitting technique for the bow. The pattern is packed full of tutorial photos to assist you in making the bow and folding it. With the tutorial, it is a snap to make.
150 (200) yards (138/183 meters) of worsted weight yarn
Cream sample is knitted out of Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Superwash in colors 26236 and 2633 (110 yards/101 meters; 100% superwash wool); Black sample is knitted out of Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage in colors graphite and midnight pass (200 yards/183 meters; 100% superwash merino wool)
Note: Midnight Pass is a special colorway only available at A Good Yarn in Sarasota, Florida and can be purchased on their website: agoodyarnsarasota.com.
5 sts / 6.5 rounds over St st = 1 inch
US 7 (4.5mm) 16" or 20" circulars or size needed to get gauge
US 7 (4.5mm) DPNs
Button or pin (optional)
Adult S/M (Adult L/XL)
Finished Circumference: 18 (20) inches
To Fit: 18-20 (20-22) inches
Depth: 6 (6.5) inches
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