Ava Striped Hat by Meg Kealey (Myers)
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Ava Striped Hat

September 2013
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
256 yards (234 m)
8¼" circumference and approx 8" tall, unstretched
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For the Spanish translation, click here. Many thanks to the Knitting Dreams group and Meresti for organizing the translation and to yunaleshka and AtelierdeBelen for test-knitting the Spanish version.

Wool • Viscose • Metallized Poly
Ava is a DK weight merino that is plied with a strand of sparkle. The merino gives the yarn structure and warmth. Perfect for simple to complex patterns, Ava has the right amount of glitz - enough to make any item dressy, but not so much that you couldn’t wear it every day.


8¼” circumference and approx 8” tall, unstretched

Ava by Classic Elite Yarns
(86% wool, 9% viscose, 5% metallized polyester; 50 g = approx 128 yards)
1 ball each:
MC – 6803 Silver
CC – 6895 Deep Purple

Circular knitting needle (16”) and double pointed needles (dpn) in size US 5 (3.75 mm) or size to obtain gauge.
Circular knitting needle (16”) in size US 4 (3.5 mm) for ribbing

Stitch markers (1 in a different color for BOR and 7 additional markers for crown decreases)

24 sts and 32 rnds = 4” in St st. Take time to save time, check your gauge.