Alex Hat by EweKnit Toronto

Alex Hat

Knitting
May 2019
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
126 - 189 yards (115 - 173 m)
1 (2, 3)
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This pattern is available for free.

This densely knit fuzzy hat is designed to keep the chill out, while still being light weight and stylish for both men and women.

Sizes
1 (2, 3)
Circumference: 19 (20.75, 22.5)” / 48 (53, 57) cm
Length: 8 (8.5, 9)” / 20 (22, 23) cm
To fit snug with approx 1-2” / 2.5-5 cm negative ease

Recommended Yarn
Drama GEEK (Bulky weight; 56% wool, 30% polyester, 14% alpaca; 126 yards / 115 meters per 50g)
1 (1, 2) ball(s) in colour #4

Needles
A 3.5mm (US 4) circular needle, 16” / 40 cm long,

A 4mm (US 6) circular needle, 16” / 40 cm long, and a set of Double Pointed Needles (DPNs) or needle in your preferred style for working small circumferences in the round (see notes)

or needles required to obtain correct gauge

Gauge
17 sts & 26 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette Stitch on a 4mm (US 6) needle

Notions
8 stitch markers (1 being different), tapestry needle

Techniques Used
Working with DPNs
Long-tail cast-on
Working in the round
Knitting and purling
decreasing

Notes
Hat is worked in the round from the brim up to the crown. Change to DPNs or your preferred method for small circumference knitting in the round (such as Magic Loop) when necessary as you decrease for the crown.

Designed by Claudia Q for Eweknit