Tor The Hat Pattern


This single pattern is available as a download.

For this pattern I used:

Yarn & Amounts: One 50g balls of Soft Donegal (100% Merino Wool, 63m/68yds per 50g) in shade A (shade 5311 Unshin) and two 50g balls in shade B (shade 5334 Gara).

Metres for shade A: 63m.
Metres for shade B: 126m.

Needles: 5.5mm.

Tension: 16 stitches and 21 rows to 10cm square over rib pattern when using 5.5mm needles.

Size: To fit an average size head.

My design ideas and advice: This is one of my favourite hat patterns, just because I love knitting with this yarn and because it is chunky it knits up quickly. There is something giving about this Soft Donegal. It is made traditionally in Donegal and this I love, it is soft which is perfect for a hat and I feel it bounces, there is something about it that makes it feel bouncy in my hands – like soft fluffy clouds.

Blog post: I’ve written about the inspiration behind this pattern, click here to read.

Click on the following link for my How To videos that may help with this pattern: This pattern uses what i call the Trinity Stitch, some knitters call it the Blackberry Stitch. I’ve made a video to show you how to make the stitch: Trinity Stitch.

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