Brio Garter Hat by Stephen West

Brio Garter Hat

December 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
240 - 250 yards (219 - 229 m)
One Size. Length is customizable
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This earflap hat is knit in the round with two-color brioche and garter stitch. Increases and decreases seamlessly shape the earflaps. Cover your ears with the earflaps for a slouchy style or fold them up for a more fitted look thick brim.

Sizes: One Size. Length is customizable.

Finished Measurements: 20” / 51cm circumference (un-stretched), 11” / 28cm long measured along garter stitch panel. Sample is shown on a 22.5” / 57cm head.

Yarn: Worsted weight

Yardage: MC - 130yds / 119m
CC - 110yds / 101m

Shown in: Yellow Version
Hedgehog Fibres Merino Aran
MC - Fool’s Gold

Madelinetosh Tosh Merino
CC - Edison Bulb

Cream Speckles & Peach Version
Hedgehog Fibres Merino Aran
MC - Bramble

Madelinetosh Tosh Merino
CC - Neon Peach

Needles: 40” US 8 / 5mm circular needle using magic loop method or 16” circular

Notions: 8 stitch markers, tapestry needle

Gauge: 18 sts & 30 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch

Errata: The final Rnd 4 using CC should read, “…repeat from the asterisk once more.” and not “3 more times”.