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Saturday, June 14, 2014

Euryale a unisex hat

Collage Euryale

 Euryale is a unisex hat. In Greek mythology, Euryale (Εὐρυάλη) (pronounced UR-RYE-AH-LE) was one of the two Immortal Gorgons. The pattern is full of cables, symbolizing her intricate hairstyle full of snakes. It has been adapted for knitting a hat on the Rnd. It has a lot of versatility, for many shapes and head sizes.

Yarn: Sockenwolle 80/20 Twin by Wollmeise
Weight: Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) 80% Merino, 20% Nylon 510 yards / 150 grams
(Main Picture Hat at 126 sts takes 50 grams or 175 yds)
It is an un-stretched 15 “ ribbing; that fits a 22 inches head when worn.
Needles: US 4, 3.50 mm double pointed needles or a circular needle with cable of 30” or more.