Blomidon Hiking Hat by Ana Watts

Blomidon Hiking Hat

December 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in main cable pattern (body of hat) in larger needles
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
62 - 157 yards (57 - 144 m)
newborn, baby, child/toddler, youth/teen, adult small/medium, adult medium/large
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This hat has been named after the scenic Blomidon area in Nova Scotia, Canada and invokes memories of our numerous adventures around the province.

This cabled hat is worked completely in the round in DK weight yarn for sizes Newborn to Adult Medium/Large. The cables make this a very stretchy hat that fits very snug and super comfy and warm on your head.

This pattern has been both tech edited and test knit before publishing.

Experience Level: Advanced beginner

Sizing (approximate head size):
Newborn - 33-35cm / 13-14”
Baby - 40-45cm / 16-18”
Child/Toddler - 45-48cm / 17-18”
Youth/Teen - 46-51cm / 18-20”
Adult Small/Medium - 50-55cm / 21-22”
Adult Medium/Large - 55-59cm / 22-23”

Finished Size (This hat is intended to be worn with approximately 2”/5cm of negative ease):
Newborn - 30.5cm/12” circumference, 14cm/5 1/2” high
Baby - 35.5cm/14” circumference, 15.5cm/6” high
Child/Toddler - 38cm/15”, 16.5cm/6 1/2” high
Youth/Teen - 40.5cm/16” circumference, 19cm/7 1/2” high
Adult Small/Medium -43cm/17” circumference, 21cm/8 1/4” high
Adult Medium/Large - 46cm/18” circumference, 22cm/8 3/4” high

Materials: Approximate yarn requirements in DK weight yarn or a light worsted.

Suggested Yarn: Art-by-Ana “Dreaming DK” (100g, 231 yards, 80% Superwash Merino/10% Cashmere/10% Nylon in Charcoal Grey)
Other DK weight yarns may be used, but required quantities may vary.
Newborn - 27g/62 yards
Baby - 35g/81 yards
Child/Toddler - 40g/92.4 yards
Youth/Teen - 49g/113 yards
Adult Small/Medium - 60g/139 yards
Adult Medium/Large - 68g/157 yards

Pattern instructions and material quantities are listed for a beanie/tuque style of hat, however this hat can be modified to knit a slouchy version but will require additional yardage.

If you have any questions or comments about this pattern, please send me a message here on Ravelry.

A huge thank you to my amazing tech editor and all of the wonderful pattern testers. I really appreciate all of your help on publishing this new design.