Araucaria by Alla Saenko


January 2018
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in hat's body stitch pattern
US 9 - 5.5 mm
149 - 178 yards (136 - 163 m)
S (L)
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Araucaria hat is designed to fit with a negative ease on an average adult head: size S is for ladies, and size L is for men. The hat is knit bottom up in the round on circular or/and double pointed needles in two variations of brioche rib stitch patterns. The sample is worked in a single colour, but this hat can be knit in two colours; the 2-colour instruction is provided for your convenience.

Skill level - Intermediate

Finished Measurements
(unstretched, at the widest part)
circumference - 45 (50) cm / 18 (20) inches
height (from brim to crown) - 21 (23.5) cm / 8.5 (9.5) inches

Recommended Yarn
Any bulky weight wool or wool blend

5.5 mm / US #9, 40 cm(16”) circular needles, or size to obtain gauge;
a set of 5.5 mm / US #9 double pointed needles;
stitch marker;
tapestry needle