Smerral Hat

Swimming in Scotland in the winter is chilly, and wearing a warm wooly hat really helps. Smerral was designed to reflect my love of cold water and icy dips, with the mosaic pattern echoing the ripples on the water.

Sizes

Finished circumference – 47.5 (52.5, 57.25) cm / 19 (21, 22.5) in

Length – 29.5 cm / 11.75 in

Yarn

The pattern requires 80 (90, 100) m / 90 (100, 110) yds   heavy DK weight yarn, in two colours. It is recommended to chose a soft, warm yarn with a high wool content.

Sample is made using:

Midwinter Yarns Black & Blue, 100% Welsh Bluefaced Leicester, 232 m / 254 yds per 100g skein. 

MC – Captains Coat, 1 skein 

CC – Welsh Mist, 1 skein

Tension

Finished circumference – 47.5 (52.5, 57.25) cm / 19 (21, 22.5) in

Length – 29.5 cm / 11.75 in

Needles

21 sts and 36 rows over 10 cm / 4 in, in mosaic pattern using larger needles.

£4.50

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