Tincture by Andrea Mowry
I am always drawn to herringbone, and I love how easy it is to create this beautiful colorwork beanie utilizing Mosaic knitting! If you’ve never tried your hand at Mosaic knitting, this is a great introduction!! The only question left is to pompom or not to pompom?!
Yarn: DK Weight MC - 100 yd/35 g; CC - 90 yd/30 g
Suggested Yarn: Brooklyn Tweed Arbor 100% Targhee Wool (145 yd/50 g)
Main Color - 1 skein Thaw (light grey)
Contrast Color - 1 skein Tincture (yellow)
Suggested Needles: US 5/3.75 mm - 16”/40 cm circulars for Brim
US 7/4.5 mm - 16”/40 cm circulars for Main Fabric
US 7/4.5 mm - DPNs for Crown Shaping
Notions: Stitch markers (1), tapestry needle
Gauge (in the round and measured after blocking): Mosaic Herringbone pattern using larger needles: 26 sts & 30 rows = 4”/10cm
Finished Measurements: 19”/48.5 cm Brim Circumference; 9”/23 cm Height
Techniques to Indulge In: Mosaic knitting, working in the round, ribbing, Twisted German Cast On, decreasing.