Helm of Awe

The Helm of Awe is an Icelandic sigil to induce fear in your enemies and to protect against abuses of power. The striking design is at least visually commanding, and is a pleasure to knit and wear.

Size: Small and large size (to fit 20" and 22" around head).

Materials: Diamond Luxury Highlander (100% Peruvian Wool, sport weight, 50g/138m per ball); 1 ball in Dark Forest (col. 3315) and 1 ball in Pale Grey (col. 3302).

Gauge: 24 sts x 32 rows in stockinette.

Other Materials: Sewing needle, optional.

Needle Size: 3.25 mm 24" circular needles (or size required to obtain gauge), and 2.75 mm circular needles (or needles 0.5 mm smaller than main needles) for working neckline and button band.