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Followill Hat

Knitting
April 2014
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
130 - 150 yards (119 - 137 m)
one size; fits the average woman's head size
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Followill is a slouchy textured lace hat designed to show off gorgeous hand dyed yarns. Ever since I designed my Followill shawl, I knew that I wanted to use the stitches for a hat and am so happy with how it turned out.

I have included notes on how to knit from a shorter skein of yarn also.

Yarn
Approximately 150 yards of heavy worsted/aran weight yarn total

Solid Version
The Plucky Knitter Traveler Aran 65% merino/20% silk/15% yak aran weight with 220 yards/115 grams - used approx. 136 yards/70 grams

Short Skein Version
Twisted Fiber Art Queen 100% superwash merino aran weight with 130 yards/70 grams – used approx. 123 yards/66 grams

Needles
1 US size 6 (4.0 mm), 16-inch circular
1 US size 8 (5.0 mm), 16-inch circular
1 set of US size 8 (5.0 mm) double pointed needles

Notions
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends
Stitch marker for marking beginning of round

Gauge
19 sts/27 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on US size 8 needles with The Plucky Knitter Traveler Aran

19 sts/28 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on US size 8 needles with Twisted Fiber Art Queen

Finished Size of Hat
Hat has a fitted rib and slouchy body. Fits the average women’s head.

Traveler Aran Hat Unblocked: 9 1/2” across by 8” tall
Blocked: 10 1/2” across by 8 1/2” tall

Queen Hat Unblocked: 9” across by 8” tall
Blocked: 9 1/2” across by 8” tall

All measurements taken lying flat & unstretched

Abbreviations/Stitches Used
dpn – double pointed needles
k – knit
k2tog – knit 2 together
m1 (knit) – lift loop between stitches from back, knit into front of loop
m1 (purl) – lift loop between stitches from back, purl into front of loop
p – purl
sl – slip
s2kp2 – sl 2 together (knitwise), k1, psso
ssk – slip, slip (knitwise), knit slipped sts together
st(s) – stitch(es)
yo – yarn over