Coquihalla Hat by Knox Mountain Knit Co.
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Coquihalla Hat

Knitting
July 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
190 - 210 yards (174 - 192 m)
child/adult S, adult M/L
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Tracing its way through the Cascade Mountains is the infamous Highway Thru Hell, otherwise known as the Coquihalla or, as locals call it, “the Coq”. This snowbound highway roughly follows the route of the former Kettle Valley Railway, connecting the coastal rainforest of BC’s Lower Mainland with the desert climate of its interior.

This unisex toque is knit bottom up, with all-around twisted rib and a unique cable panel running up the side. The pattern includes options for two sizes and a slouchy or beanie version.

YARN/YARDAGE

Shown in The Plucky Knitter Traveler DK (275y/100g), using 75g (206y) Miss Manners.

TOOLS

4mm (US 6) needles for preferred method of working in the round, or size needed to get gauge, cable needle, stitch markers, darning needle

GAUGE

22 st / 4” in stockinette and 27 st / 4” in twisted rib, unstretched, after blocking

(A different gauge will affect finished measurements and yardage requirements.)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

child/adult S (adult M/L)
to fit head circumference 21 (23)”
Beanie version: 16 (18)” around by 8½” tall
Slouchy version: 16 (18)” around by 10” tall

Love this design? Check out our coordinating Coquihalla Cowl and Coquihalla Mitts!