Ruthven designed by Weichien

Classic colourwork beanie

Ruthven is a bottom up hat pattern, designed by Weichien — The Petite Knitter, perfect for anyone looking to satisfy their yearning for further stranded colourwork practice! Work in two or three (or four!) colours to experiment with your own design.

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Skills for knitting this project

Build your skills by following the links to our clear step-by-step tutorials.

  • knitting, purling
  • casting on
  • ssk decreases
  • k2tog decreases
  • colourwork (using a chart)

Sizing

Available in three sizes — small[medium, large].

Finished circumference: 21 1/4[22 3/4, 24]” / 53[57, 60]cm.
Finished length: 9½” / 24cm


Supplies

Yarn

Heavy fingering / sport weight wool yarn.

Shown in Rauma Finull PT2 (100% Norwegian wool, 191 yds / 175m, 1.76oz / 50g).

Total yarn: 195[225, 250] yds / 180[205, 230]m.

Main colour approx: 120[130, 140] yds / 110[120, 130]m.

Contrast colours: the yarn amounts needed will vary depending on how many contrast colours you use and how you decide to arrange the colours.
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Needles and notions

The needle size that works best for your yarn will depend on your individual tension. The recommended needle size for the yarn is a good starting point.}}


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