Babbling Brooks hat by Red and the Wolf Designs

Babbling Brooks hat

Knitting
March 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
23.5 stitches = 4 inches
in colourwork pattern
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
175 - 241 yards (160 - 220 m)
S (M,L) - finished sizes are 44 cm (48 cm, 51 cm), 17.25“ (19“, 20“), but the hat stretches quite a bit
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This is a slightly slouchy beanie with a wave-like pattern. The pattern and the yarn colours reminded me of water, and the way a stream of water meanders around.

This is a written pattern with chart only for the colourwork pattern

Sizes:
S (M,L)
finished sizes are 44 cm (48 cm, 51 cm), 17.25“ (19“, 20“), but the hat stretches quite a bit
sample is size M, worn on a head with 21.5“/54 cm circumference

Materials:
110 – 150 metres of DK weight yarn (MC)
45 – 65 metres of DK weight yarn (CC)
(sample used Schewe Sunshine, 106 metres of colour 03, 45 metres of colour 02)

3 mm knitting needles, set of dpns or short circular needle – for ribbing
3.5 mm knitting needles, set of dpns or short circular needle – for the rest of the hat

4 stitchmarkers

darning needle for weaving in ends

Gauge:

23.5 sts per 4“/10 cm in stranded pattern with larger needles