Birds on a Wire
Birds on a Wire is a slouchy hat worked in a beautiful 3-colour textured stitch pattern. The RS (purl side) of the fabric has a very interesting sculptured surface while the WS (knit side) has the appearance of embossed spots. The hat is reversible so can be worn with either side outwards. The body of the hat is worked with the WS (knit side) facing. The hat is knit in the round from the bottom up, the crown shaping is worked in stockinette stitch.
24 sts and 32 rounds = 10x10 cm/4”x4” in Stockinette Stitch knit in the round with larger needle after blocking
22 sts and 36 rounds = 10x10 cm/4”x4” in 3-colour Stitch Pattern knit in the round with larger needle after blocking
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge
Approximately 135 m/145 y of MC, 32 m/35 y of both CC1 and CC2..
Sample made with The Plucky Knitter Plucky Single (80% Merino, 20% Silk; 393 m /430 y per skein) in colourway Study Hall as MC, Inspiration Point as CC1 and Early Light as CC2.