A Little Unexpected by Elena Nodel

A Little Unexpected

December 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
160 - 200 yards (146 - 183 m)
one size
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A Little Unexpected has a few unexpected features that will delight any knitter. It is a very versatile design that allows you to style the hat several ways. The design features cables with a little twist that allows them to pop on the stockinette background just as well as it normally happens on the reverse stockinette background.

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You will need 1 skein of dk or worsted yarn that has
Regular Brim: ~160 yds/146 m.
Folded Brim: ~ 200 yds/183 m.
Hat will fit a head circumference of 21-23”/ 53.5-58.5 cm.

20 sts and 26 rows in stockinette per /4x4 inches/10x10 cm on US #6/4.0 mm needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

US #4/3.5 mm circular needles (16” /40 cm);
US #6/4.0 mm circular needles (16” /40 cm and dpns) or size needed to obtain gauge;
Cable needle;
1 stitch marker;
3 mm crochet hook or darning needle.