Latvian braids border garter stitch with traveling slipped stitches pointing westward in this adventurous design. Cast off at the end of the brim for a headband or continue by working plump cables for a warm hat. Both options are full of texture and would be well suited as gifts or a special project for yourself!
Finished Measurements 21” / 53cm circumference. Hat is designed to fit an average 21” / 53cm to 24” / 61cm circumference head. Hat and headband are shown on a 22.5” / 57cm head.
Yarn Heavy worsted weight Hat Color A: 110yds / 100m; Hat Color B: 40yds / 36.5m Headband Color A: 45yds / 41m; Headband Color B: 40yds / 36.5m
Needles 1 set US 7 / 4.5mm DPNs
Notions Cable needle, tapestry needle
Gauge 16 sts = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch Pattern
Notes Work with the same instructions for headband and hat until you either BO for the headband or continue with the hat instructions. Different sizes can be achieved by altering needle size or substituting a worsted weight yarn such as Malabrigo Worsted for a smaller hat.
Malabrigo Twist (100% Merino; 150yds / 137m per 100g skein) Hat Color A: Zinc, Hat Color B: Terron;
Headband Color A: Green Gray, Headband Color B: Zinc