Crimp is a hat with built-in slouch created by tuck stitches, and includes both a photo and video tutorial for this fun technique. Alternating sections of ribbing and stockinette add interest to the crown, making Crimp a unique hat and a perfect companion to the Crimpy Mitts.
Crimp is available individually, or with the Crimpy Mitts in the Crimp Hat & Crimpy Mitts ebook.
Techniques & Skills Used: Cable CO, knit/purl, tuck stitch, decreasing; both a photo and video tutorial are provided for the tuck stitch.
Size: S (M); 18 (20)” unstretched, to fit 20 (22)” head circumference.
Yarn: Malabrigo Yarn Rios (100% superwash merino wool, 210 yards/100g), 1 skein. Size M shown in Cumparsita. 2 skeins are needed to make both the hat and mitts.
Other Materials: US 7 (4.5mm) dpns or 32” circular needle if using Magic Loop, or size to match gauge; Spare US 7 dpn for tucks; Stitch markers (8); Yarn needle.
Gauge: 20 st and 28 rows/4” in stockinete stitch, after gentle blocking.
Thank you to my lovely test knitters, and my wonderful tech editor Kate Vanover.
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