Gather your leftover bits of DK and worsted weight yarns for this stashbusting hat. Slip stitches form the columns with contrasting garter ridge stripes. Customize the colors and play with different shades for each section or try using one main color throughout the entire hat while the contrasting color stripes change. This hat is very quick and easy to make, making it a great knitting gift.
Finished Measurements 19″ / 48cm brim circumference. 9.5″ / 24cm from brim to top of hat when the brim is folded.
The hat is shown on a 22.5″ / 57cm head circumference. Measurements taken after blocking the hat. The hat stretches comfortably to fit up to a 24″ / 61cm head circumference.
Yarn DK weight
You can mix DK and worsted weight yarns together for colorful stripes. Also try holding two strands of fingering weight yarn together to create a DK weight thickness.
Yardage 265yds / 243m total
MC - 190yds / 174m
CC - approximately 75yds / 69m total
The MC is the brim and slip stitch columns. CC’s are featured in each sample. The CC’s are the garter ridges stripes.
Needles US 6 / 4mm circular in 40″ / 100cm length or size needed to obtain gauge
US 5 / 3.75mm circular in 40″ / 100cm length or 1 size smaller than main needle
Magic loop method is used for knitting in the rnd.
Notions 1 stitch marker, tapestry needle
Gauge 25 sts & 50 rnds = 4″ / 10cm in slip stitch column pattern using larger needles before blocking
A variety of DK & worsted weight yarns including West Wool Tandem, La Bien Aimée Corrie Worsted & Corrie Confetti, & Undercover Otter Eventide DK.
The grey + color pop sample features West Wool Tandem in Pebble & French Grey for the two grey MC shades