This hat is named after the character Elphaba Thropp from Wicked. Elphaba is a fun project that can be done in about two hours on Rasta, a variegated super bulky weight yarn. With a simple four-round repeat, you will find out that it looks more complicated that it really is. There will be no leftovers if you make the matching pom pom as well!
Knitting Kit comes with the pattern (pdf and printed) and selected yarn. For Ball Winding services click here.
DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Rasta by Malabrigo (100% Merino Wool; 150g/89 yds): 3 skeins. Shown in Arequita & Diana. This single ply slightly felted yarn does not shed and is resistant to pilling as well. Super soft, extra squishy, in beautiful variegated colors.
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Circumference: 17.5" unstretched x 9”tall
YARDAGE: 89 yds
NEEDLES: US 13 / 9 mm - 16” circular, US 15 / 10 mm - 16” circular and Double Points (optional), or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch Marker, tapestry needle
SKILL LEVEL: Advanced Beginner, Easy
GAUGE: 10 sts x 16 rows = 4" in stitch pattern
Hat images courtesy of Malabrigo