Crossbow Hat by Cosette Cornelius-Bates

Crossbow Hat

February 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
6 stitches and 6.5 rows = 1 inch
in colorwork
US 6 - 4.0 mm
m/l adult
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This stranded colorwork hat features an overall circular motif and a rounded top. Please note that the pattern is in chart form.

Yarn: Worsted weight wool similar to cosymakes Snapdragon worsted, 115 yd 105.2 m main color and 90 yd 82.3 m contrast color.

Needles: Size 5-6 US 3.75-4 mm 16 in. 40.6 cm circular and a set of double-pointed needles in the same size, or whatever size you need to get gauge. You may also want to work the brim in a needle size smaller than that used to obtain gauge.

Gauge and size: 6 sts and 6.5 rows/in. 2.5 cm fits approx. adult size 22-23 in. 55.9-58.4 cm head with final dimensions of 8.5 in. 21.6 cm tall and 10.5 in. 26.7 cm wide. For a smaller hat, work at a smaller gauge and/or adjust number of repeats and length of the brim.