Contrail Hat by Heather Anderson

Contrail Hat

Knitting
October 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 7 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette, after blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
170 yards (155 m)
approx. 18” (46 cm) around (unstretched at ribbing) and 9” (23 cm) tall from cast-on edge to top
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This pattern is one of the 3 patterns in the Contrails eBook available for $9. Unfortunately, previous pattern purchases cannot be credited toward the purchase of the eBook.

This hat is part of a set that was inspired by the perfect white vapor trails you see streaked across the sky. Perfectly crisscrossed, the contrails I spotted were destined to be knit! The best part is that these contrails won’t disappear before you can capture their image.

Learn something new with this pattern as you try the long tail tubular cast-on on a small project. Too scary? You can easily substitute a different cast-on!

Finished Size: approx. 18” (46 cm) around (unstretched at ribbing) and 9” (23 cm) tall from cast-on edge to top (shown on a 23” head)

Materials:
• DK weight yarn, 170 yds/155 m (MC 100 yds/91 m, CC 70 yds/64 m) As shown: madelinetosh Tosh DK, Antler (MC) and Fallen Cloud (CC)
• US Size 6 (4.0 mm) 16” (41 cm) and DPNs (or size needed to obtain gauge)
• US Size 5 (3.75 mm) 16” (41 cm) for tubular cast-on and ribbing
• A spare circular needle, US Size 5 (3.75 mm) or smaller (for bind-off)
• Stitch markers (several different kinds/colors)
• Cable needle
• Tapestry needle

Gauge: 20 sts & 7 rows = 4” (10 cm) in stockinette st before blocking, 19 sts & 7 rows = 4” (10 cm) after blocking