Ahwahnee Hat by Stephannie Tallent
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Ahwahnee Hat

February 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
360 - 400 yards (329 - 366 m)
S (M, L)
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This brim-up unisex hat highlights the simple luxury of the yarn with the graphic stranded pattern. It’s a great choice for your first stranded colorwork project as well; no floats are longer than five stitches. Work it with or without the pom pom.

The Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park is one of the crown jewels of the National Park Servive constructions efforts of the 1920s, featuring massive amounts of granite and lumber intricately pieced together. You may also recognize it from scenes in Kubrick’s THE SHINING.

S (M, L), to fit 20 (22, 24) in / 51 (56, 61) cm head circumference

Finished Measurements
Head circumference 20½ (22½, 24¼) in / 52 (57, 61.5) cm
Height including brim unfolded 9¾ (10¼, 11) in / 24.5 (26, 28) cm

YOTH Yarns Little Brother, 80% superwash merino / 10% cashmere / 10% nylon (435 yds / 397 m per 3.53oz / 100g), 1 skein each Hazelnut (MC) and Portabella (CC)

US2 / 2.75mm needles or size to obtain gauge
US 1/ 2.25mm needles or two sizes smaller than used to obtain gauge

28 sts and 36 rows = 4in / 10 cm in St st

yarn needle
(7) stitch markers, one unique for beginning of round

stranded knitting
Stitch pattern is both charted and written