This simple beanie is knit in the round in stockinette stitch with a section of twisted ribbing. An increase and decrease cause the ribbed section to slant for a stylish stream-lined look. Instructions are provided for three different sizes.
Choose a DK weight yarn like West Wool Tandem to knit this signature Westknits hat.
Sizes Small (Medium, Large)
Finished Measurements 16 (18, 20)” / 41 (46, 51)cm circumference. The hat can stretch 4” / 10cm to comfortably fit a range of head sizes. Medium size is shown on a 22.5” / 57cm head circumference. Measurements taken after blocking.
Yarn DK weight
Yardage 100 (120, 140)yds / 91 (110, 128)m
Needles US 6 / 4mm circular in 40” / 100cm length or one size smaller than larger needle
US 7 / 4.5mm circular in 40” / 100cm length or size needed to obtain gauge
Use the magic loop method for knitting in the rnd with a long circular needle or use DPNS.
Notions 3 stitch markers, 1 split ring marker, tapestry needle
Gauge 20 sts & 30 rnds = 4” / 10cm in stockinette stitch after blocking using larger needles
West Wool Tandem (90% Falkland Merino, 10% Texel; 250yds / 229m per 100g skein) Colorways - Grass Green & Dutch Sky (gray)