Diamonds and Lace Hat ready for testing

The Diamonds and Lace Hat is ready for testing, available in four sizes, Child, Teen/Adult S, Adult M and Adult L to fit most of the family.

Diamonds and Lace Hat Yarn Choices

The Diamonds and lace hat is knitted with DK weight yarn, I used two yarns for the samples so far. For the Teen/Adult S size I knitted this with light grey coloured Austermann Merino Silk worsted. It’s a super soft merino yarn blended with silk and gives amazing stitch definition with all the bounce you’d expect of a merino yarn.

For a more affordable yarn choice, and partly because I fell in love with the colour called Mellow Yellow, I used Stylecraft Bellissima DK yarn.

The smallest size used less than 45g of yarn, approximately 140 yards of yarn. The Teen/Adult Small size used approximately 66g or 165 yards of the Austermann Merino Silk yarn in the light grey. The Adult M should use (with a 10% allowance just in case) 240-280 yards and the Adult L should use around 300-340 yards or so.

Diamonds and Lace Hat ready for testing – Gallery

What comes next in the Diamonds and Lace pattern family?

Do I knit a shawl or wrap to match the hat and cowl, or should I design some fingerless mittens? Let me know what you think.

What yarns are suitable for testing the Diamonds and Lace Hat?

Lanas Stop Alpaca, Austermann Merino Silk, Stylecraft Bellissima DK. Link to my project page so you can see the hat in more detail.

Link to my group on Ravelry if you’re interested in signing up to test the pattern.

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