This DK weight hat is perfect for using leftover bits of DK weight yarn. The sample is knit with nine colors, but you can use as many or as few colors as you like. Begin with a twisted rib brim and continue with the fun striped and slip stitch motifs, adding extra texture to the fabric. Dive into your stash or create a matching hat for your Fantastitch Sweater.
Finished Measurements 19″ / 48cm circumference. Hat shown on a 22.5″ / 57cm head. Measurements taken after blocking. The hat stretches comfortably to fit up to a 23″ / 58cm head circumference
Yarn DK or worsted weight
Yardage Approximately 270yds / 247m total Color A - 35yds / 32m Color B - 45yds / 41m Color C - 20yds / 18m Color D - 35yds / 32m Color E - 25yds / 23m Color F - 35yds / 32m Color G - 30yds / 27m Color H - 30yds / 27m Color I - 15yds / 14m
Needles US 6 / 4mm in 40″ / 100cm length or size needed to obtain gauge US 5 / 3.75mm in 40 / 100cm length or 1 size smaller than the larger needle Use the magic loop method for knitting in the round.
Gauge 20 sts & 40 rows = 4″ / 10cm in seed stitch after blocking using larger needles
West Wool Tandem (90% Falkland Merino, 10% Texel; 250yds / 229m per 100g skein) Color A - Beatrix Color B - Prince Color C - Cornflower Color D - Aquamarine Color E - Brackish Color F - Norway Color G - Glass Color H - White Peach Color I - French Grey