Burnaby Hat by Jared Flood

Burnaby Hat

Knitting
March 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in DK weight yarn and pattern from Burnaby Chart (DK) with Size A needle(s), after blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
130 - 164 yards (119 - 150 m)
To comfortably fit head sizes 19–23" [48.5–58.5 cm]
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First designed for Quarry as part of our Ganseys collection, this unisex cap pattern now includes directions for knitting at a finer gauge to make the most of Arbor’s lush palette and crisp definition. Rope cables and delicate seeded tree forms sprout from a brim of half-twisted rib, which can be worked to shorter or longer lengths to achieve your desired fit.

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Construction

The hat is worked circularly from the brim to the crown.

Yardage

DK Version
- 155 (165) yards of DK weight yarn needed

Chunky Version
- 130 (140) yards of chunky weight wool yarn

Yarn

DK Version
- 2 skein of Brooklyn Tweed Arbor (100% American Targhee Wool; 145 yards/50g)

Chunky Version
- 1 skein of Brooklyn Tweed Quarry (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 200 yards/100g)

DK Version photographed in colors Sashiko, Fleet and Tincture
Chunky Version photographed in colors Lapis, Slate, and Hematite.

Gauge

DK Version

  • 25 stitches & 38 rounds = 4” in pattern from Burnaby Chart (DK) with Size A needle(s), after blocking
  • One 21-stitch motif from Burnaby Chart (DK) measures 3” wide with Size A needle(s), after blocking

Chunky Version

  • 17 stitches & 23 rounds = 4” in pattern from Burnaby Chart with Size A needle(s), after blocking
  • One 17-stitch motif from Burnaby Chart measures 4” wide with Size A needle(s), after blocking

Needles

DK Version

Size A (For Main Fabric)

  • One 16” circular needle and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs)* in size needed to obtain gauge listed
  • Suggested Size: 4 mm (US 6)

Size B (For Ribbing)

  • One 16” circular needle, two sizes smaller than Size A
  • Suggested Size: 3½ mm (US 4)

Chunky Version

Size A (For Main Fabric)

  • One 16” circular needle and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs) in size needed to obtain gauge listed
  • Suggested Size: 6½ mm (US 10½)

Size B (For Ribbing)

  • One 16” circular needle, three sizes smaller than Size A
  • Suggested Size: 5 mm (US 8)

32” circular needle can be used instead of 16“ circular and DPNs if using the Magic Loop method for working small circumference in the round.

Finished Dimensions

DK Version

  • 20¼” 51.5 cm circumference unstretched (to comfortably fit head sizes 19–23” 48.5–58.5 cm)
  • 7¼” 18.5 cm tall for short hat or 7¾” 19.5 cm tall for long hat
  • Samples shown are short version (in color Tincture) and long version (in colors Sashiko & Fleet) worn by model with 21” head circumference

Chunky Version

  • 20” 51 cm circumference unstretched (to comfortably fit average adult head sizes 19–23? 48.5–58.5 cm)
  • 7¾” 19.5 cm tall for short hat or 8¼” 21 cm tall for long hat
  • Samples shown are short version worn by model with 22” head circumference

Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern:
Rib Cabled Cast On

Skill Level

3 out of 5

Please note: the stitch patterns in this garment are charted only.