Burghal Hat by Cheryl Chow
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Burghal Hat

Knitting
September 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in colorwork pattern
US 3 - 3.25 mm
240 - 300 yards (219 - 274 m)
Small (Large)
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Worked from the brim to the crown, this hat features a modern colorwork pattern based on a quilt design. Choose fingering weight yarn in 4 colors to work the hat.

Note: Colorwork pattern is charted only

SKILLS REQUIRED
Working in the round
Stranded colorwork
Increases
Decreases

SIZE
Small (Large) with brim circumference of 20 (23) inches; 51 (57) cm
Height of 8 (8.5) inches; 20 (22) cm

GAUGE
28 stitches and 28 rows is 4” (10 cm) on size US3 (3.25mm) needle in colorwork pattern, in the round

YARN REQUIREMENTS
Fingering weight 100% wool yarn in 4 colors
MC (white): 115 (140) yards; 105 (130 ) meters
CC1 (dark brown): 75 (90) yards; 70 (65 ) meters
CC2 (gold): 20 (30) yards; 18 (27) meters
CC3 (light brown): 20 (30) yards; 18 (27) meters

Sample knit in size small with Blacker Yarns Ryeland 4-ply and Classic 4-ply; 100% wool; 190 yards (174 m) in 50 g (1.75oz) in colors MC white, CC1 dark brown, CC2 light brown, CC3 gold; 1 ball each color

NEEDLE SIZE
Size US3 (3.25mm) 16” (40 cm) circular needle and needle of choice for working small circumference in the round

OTHER MATERIALS
1 stitch marker
Tapestry needle