This is a PDF knitting pattern. This textured hat starts at the brim with garter stitch and short row shaping, creating subtle earflaps. Twisted stitches, cables, and knit/purl stitches fill the body of the hat with loads of texture to showcase yarns with crisp stitch definition. Choose a pop of color or a more rustic natural shade and go to town with this adventurous design!
Finished Measurements 21″ / 53cm brim circumference, Hat is designed to fit an average 21″ / 53cm to 24″ / 61cm circumference head. Hat is shown on a 22.5″ / 57cm head. Different sizes can easily be achieved by altering needle size and/or yarn weight.
Yarn DK weight Shown in: A Verb for Keeping Warm Slick (75% Superwash Blue Faced Leicester, 25% Silk; 240yds / 219m per 113g skein)
Yardage 170yds / 155m
Needles 40" US 5 / 3.75mm circular 40" US 6 / 4mm circular Needles recommended are for the magic loop technique. DPNs could be substituted.
Notions Tapestry needle
Gauge 18 sts / 44 rows = 4" / 10cm in garter stitch using US 5 / 3.75mm needles
A Verb for Keeping Warm Slick (75% Superwash Blue Faced Leicester, 25% Silk; 240yds / 219m per 113g skein)