A beanie-style hat for organic chemists everywhere.
Knit in the round, using dk/sport weight yarn on 3.75 mm needles, incorporating 4 important molecules. If you aren’t familiar with stranded colour work, read Theresa Vinson Stenersen’s tutorial on knitty.com.
STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE
29 January ’10: this pattern is now available as a free ravelry download
Corrections 18 March ’08 – I have uploaded a revised chart which now shows the correct hexagonal benzene rings for serotonin and pencillin; thanks to ‘As you lean’ for pointing out the errors in the original
Heterocyclic molecules have atoms other than carbon (hetero-) in a carbon ring structure (-cyclic). The molecules on this hat are …
I’m new to pattern writing and chart design so please let me know if you come across any mistakes.