Alkira Hat by Ambah O'Brien
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Alkira Hat

January 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round with colorwork - blocked.
US 3 - 3.25 mm
210 - 341 yards (192 - 312 m)
S/M: 20-21.5"/50.5-54.5cm [M/L: 21.5-22.5"/54.5-57cm]
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Keep your top end cozy with this fun geometric patterned hat. Choose bright colors to stand out in the crowd, or muted tones for a neutral go-with-anything version.

Worked in the round, the stranded colorwork is straightforward with both written and charted directions included.

Team it up with the Alkira cowl and you’ll be all set.

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Alkira is an Australian Aboriginal word meaning very nice.

Instructions are given for Adult sizes S/M and M/L; size variations can also be achieved by changing yarn weight and/or gauge.

Skills used: Working in the round, Stranded colorwork - instructions included for carrying floats, simple decreases and increases.

S/M: 20-21.5”/50.5-54.5cm
M/L: 21.5-22.5”/54.5-57cm

Quince & Co, Chickadee, 100% American wool, 5ply/sport weight, 181 yards/166 meters.
Main Color (MC): Storm, 181 yards/166 meters.
Contrast Colors (CC): 40 yds/37m each of Belize (CC1), Frost (CC2), Kulmien’s Gull (CC3) and Chanterelle (CC4).

3.25mm/US3 DPNs or circulars to work in the round, or as required to obtain gauge.

Notions: 10 11 stitch markers

28sts & 36 rows = 4”/10cm in stockinette in the round with colorwork - blocked.

This pattern has been Tech Edited and Test Knit.

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