Calyx

$6.00 PDF Pattern

Inspired by young buds, the main motif of Calyx is reminiscent of sepals just beginning to separate, revealing a glimpse of the petals inside.

The hat is worked in the round from the bottom up, starting with a twisted rib brim. Pattern includes both charted and written instructions.

Techniques required: knitting in the round, twisted rib, cables, decreases

Finished Measurements

Sizes: 1 (2, 3)

Brim circumference: 15 (17, 19)” / 38 (43, 48.5) cm

Body circumference: 17½ (20, 22½)” / 44.5 (51, 57) cm

Height: 8½” / 21.5 cm

Hat is shown in Size 3, with 1½” / 4 cm negative ease at the brim and 1” / 2.5 cm positive ease at the main section.

Yarn

Approximately 181 (207, 232) yds / 165 (190, 213) m in fingering weight yarn

Shown in Blacker Yarns Tamar Lustre Blend 4-ply (100% pure new wool; 380 yds / 350 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g skein). Color: Camel; 1 (1, 1) skein

Gauge

37.5 sts x 40 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Twisted Rib stitch on smaller needles

20-st Calyx motif measures approx 2½” / 6.5 cm on larger needles

Needles

US 1 / 2.25 mm circular, 16” / 40 cm long

US 2 / 2.75 mm circular, 16” / 40 cm long US 2 / 2.75 mm needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round

Adjust needle size as necessary to obtain correct gauge after blocking.

Notions

stitch markers
cable needle
tapestry needle