Island Wools

Rainbow on Black

This pattern is included with the purchase of a Whimsical Colors Merino Bliss DK Gradient Kit  in size XS, color RAINBOW.  You also need the Merino Bliss DK Mini skein in Orca Black for this pattern.  The XS kit contains 20g of each of 6 colors.

A pattern for a great hat using 6 colors of the rainbow, plus a mini skein of black.

Sizes: XS, S, M, L

Finished Measurements: 14 (16, 18, 20) inches or 35 (40, 45, 50) cm

Fits head sizes: infant (14-16”), child (16-18”), small adult (18.5-20.5”), medium adult (21-22.5”).

Height: 4 (4.75, 6, 6) inches before crown decreases, 6.5 (7, 8, 8.25)” overall

Yarn:     Whimsical Colors Merino Bliss DK Rainbow Gradient XSmall Kit

       or 20 (22, 28, 30) yds of each color.
      Plus a Mini Skein of Black (20g).

Gauge: 22sts/40rows = 4” (10cm)

Needles: 16” (40cm) circular and dpns in size US 6 (4.0)mm or size needed to obtain gauge

Tools: 1 stitch marker, cable needle (optional)


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Whimsical Colors yarns are dyed on San Juan Island by Julie.