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!
Gauge: 18 sts / 44 rows = 4" / 10cm in garter stitch using US 5 / 3.75mm needles.
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.
Materials Used: 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
We still have some delicious DK yarn from Shibui that would be perfect for this. Stocks are very limited as the yarn was discontinued -- but it feels amazing and looks like it would be perfect!