A unisex colorwork hat with doubled brim
Stone Wool Delaine Merino
(100% Delaine Merino wool; approx 190 yds [173 m] / 50 g skein)
125 (160, 183) yds [114 (146, 167) m] of sport weight yarn
MC1: 1 skein, shown in Nuthatch MC2: 1 skein, shown in Bramble CC1: 1 skein, shown in Rime CC2: 1 skein, shown in Birch
US 5 [3.75 mm] 16” [40 cm] circular needles and set of DPN, or size needed to obtain colorwork gauge
US 7 [4.5 mm] 16” [40 cm] circular needles, or size needed to obtain rib gauge
Waste Yarn for Provisional CO
28 sts & 24 rnds = 4” [10 cm] in colorwork chart with larger needles, after blocking 28sts & 32rnds= 4” [10cm] in 1x1 ribbing, after blocking
Provision Cast On
Child (Adult S, Adult M, Adult L)
This hat is knit in the round from the bottom up, beginning with a Provisional CO. The brim is worked and then the Provision- al CO is unzipped and knit with the next round of knitting. The body of the hat is worked in a linear colorwork motif, inspired by the beauty of Northeastern mountain peaks. In the sample, MC1 and MC2 are held as the dominant colors and CC1 and CC2 are the background colors.
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See the Delaine Merino Lookbook here.