Eir Short Row Hat Knitting Pattern
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Short Row Cable and Garter Stitch Hat
Delightful cables wrap around the brim of this garter stitch hat. Eir is a Norse goddess associated with medical skills. Some scholars think she was a Valkyrie- someone who chose who would die in battle and bring them to Valhalla.
Cast on provisionally, knit, purl, graft, cable, short rows
Adult Medium- 21 inches around by 9 inches high
110 yards aran weight yarn- sample knit in handspun yarn. A good sub if you want stripes is Noro Kureyon (Aran weight, 100% wool, 110 yarns/101 meters pet 50 gram skein); color 207; 1 (1) skein
-1 set US #8/5mm needles straight or circular, or size to get gauge
-Tapestry needle for grafting
-Waste yarn for cast on
-Cable needle (1, optional)
4 stitches and 7 rows per inch in garter stitch.