Flipside Hat by Kira Dulaney

Flipside Hat

September 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Two-Color Brioche Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 11 - 8.0 mm
100 - 160 yards (91 - 146 m)
Circumference: 17.25(20, 22.75)"
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Thick squishy fabric, an elegant single cable, and graceful decreases come together in this fully reversible two-color brioche stitch hat. Much simpler than it looks, this is a perfect introduction to brioche knitting. Choose yarns with a contrast in value (lightness/darkness) as well as in color for the best effect. The stitch is very stretchy, so if in doubt about which size to choose, pick the smaller one.

4” = 14 sts and 40 rounds in Two-Color Brioche on smaller needles
Note: yarns shown usually knit at 16-18 sts to 4” in Stocking Stitch.

child(adult medium, adult extra large)

Circumference: 17.25(20, 22.75)“

50(65, 80) yards worsted weight yarn in dark color
50(65, 80) yards worsted weight yarn in light color
US 8 (5mm) 16” circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge
Set of 4 US 8 (5mm) double-pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge
US 11 (8mm) knitting needles or 4 sizes larger than size needed to obtain gauge
cable needle
stitch marker
yarn needle

All solid yarns shown are Sincere Sheep Cormo Worsted
Variegated yarn shown is Spincycle Independence