Elephant Hat by Cheryl Beckerich
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Elephant Hat

Knitting
April 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
Baby S (M, L). Shown in size S.
This pattern is available for free.

The soft colors of Cerro combined with undyed Canyon meld superbly in colorwork. Choose a gender neutral palette or choose a color scheme that emphasizes either the pink or blue shades of Cerro.


Skill Level
Intermediate

Sizes
Baby S (M, L). Shown in size S.

Finished Measurements
Circumference: 15 (153⁄4, 161⁄2)”, unstretched.

Yarn
Cerro or Canyon by Classic Elite Yarns
(85% pima cotton, 15% alpaca;
50 g = 150 yards)
1 ball each of 2 colors will make 2 hats, with the MC and CC reversed. Shown in:
Canyon: MC – 3703 Mesquite and CC – 3716 Milkweed; or MC – 3716 Milkweed and CC – 3703 Mesquite Cerro: MC – 7147 Denim and CC – 7157 Sky Blue

Needles
Circular knitting needle (11” or 16”) and dpn in size US 4 (3.5 mm) or size to obtain gauge. Note: You can work on circular needle until crown shaping then change to double points OR work the entire hat on double pointed needles.

Other Materials
Stitch marker

Gauge
24 sts and 32 rows = 4” in St st, blocked. Take time to save time, check your gauge. Note: It may be necessary to change to a larger needle for the stranded colorwork to maintain consistent gauge.