Thursday, October 30, 2014
"Hyperion" a unisex hat
Hyperion ("The High-One") was one of the twelve Titan children of Gaia (Earth) and Uranus (Sky or Heaven) who, led by Cronus, overthrew Uranus and were themselves later overthrown by the Olympians. With his sister, the Titaness Theia, Hyperion fathered Helios (Sun), Selene (Moon) and Eos (Dawn).
Hyperion's son Helios was referred to in early mythological writings as Helios Hyperion. He was always distinguished from Helios; the former was ascribed the characteristics of the "God of Watchfulness, Wisdom and Light", while the latter became the physical incarnation of the Sun.
Another beautiful hat in my series honoring the Gods and human divinity, it is timeless piece with some strong lines. Embrace the divine spark within you and wear it with pride. 3rd Treasury of knitting by Barbara G. Walker Patchwork Cable 1 adapted for a circular knitted hat by me.
Yarn: Wollmeise Sockenwolle 80/20 Twin Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) or any fingering weight yarn
510 yards (466 meters) 150 grams (5.29 ounces)
How much? 0.3 skeins = 153.0 yards (139.9 meters), 45 grams
Colorway Stella polaris (Main Picture Hat at 133 sts takes less than 45 grams, 22” stretched)
Needles: US 4, 3.50 mm double pointed needles or a circular needle with cable of 30” or more.
Gauge: 2 “ = 12 Sts and 17 Rows in Stockinette Stitch (adjust needle size to get gauge if needed)
For sale for $ 6.00
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