Mervin is an Irish name that means “Lover of the sea”. Mervin uses the beautiful hand-dyed Sea Foam colorway from Yarn Vibes, a company that produces 100% Irish wool.
This beginner-friendly pattern is perfect for knitters who are new to working in the round, or more advanced knitters who just want something potato chippy to work on.
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Mervin – Worked in the round, Mervin contains written directions and charts. When the crown becomes too small to continue, you’ll switch to the magic loop method or DPNs.
Adult 22” / 56 cm
20” / 51 cm brim circumference– intended to be worn with 1-2” / 2.5-5 cm negative ease. Curt has a head circumference of 22” / 56 cm.
US7 (4.5 mm) 16” (40 cm) circular needles, or one size smaller than needles used for gauge US8 (5 mm) 16” (40 cm) circular needle, or size required to obtain gauge Four US8 (5 mm) double-pointed needles (DPNS), or size required to obtain gauge (Optional)
Tapestry needle, stitch markers
115 yds / 105 m worsted weight yarn
Yarn Vibes – Vale 100% Irish Wool 164 yd (150 m) 3.5 oz (100g) Color: Strong Teal
20 stitches by 22 rounds in stockinette on larger needles = 4” / 10 cm, after blocking. Gauge is crucial in obtaining the correct fit. Changes in gauge will result in a size difference for your finished hat.
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