Fun With Triangles Hat
This hat will put even the smallest amounts of your stash yarn to good use. The triangles are quick and fun to knit and there are no seams to sew!
Skills Used: knitting, purling, decreasing, increasing, picking up stitches, knitted cast on (explained), i-cord (explained), binding off.
As always, the pattern has been professionally tech edited, and thoroughly test knit, to be clear and free of errors.
Sizes:To fit small child (medium child, teen/adult) with approximate head circumferences of 18 (20, 22) in/
45.5 (50.5, 56) cm
Finished circumference = 16 (18, 20) in/ 40.5 (45.5, 50.5) cm
Finished length to top of crown = 6 ½ (7 ¼, 8 ¼) in/ 16.5 (18.5, 21) cm
Gauge 5 stitches per inch over stockinette stitch for crown.
After knitting first garter stitch triangle, check that it matches schematic measurements.
• 1 (1, 1 ¼) oz/ 29 (29, 36) grams, approx.
63 (63, 79 yds/ 58 (58, 72) meters of light worsted weight yarn in main color
• A total of 1 oz/ 29g, approx. 63yds/ 58meters of light worsted weight yarn in various contrasting colors for triangles.
Samples shown used 0.1 oz or less per triangle in all sizes. Yarns used included Plymouth Galway, Valley Yarns Northampton, Paton’s Classic Wool, Ella Rae Classic, and Nashua Handknits Julia.
• One pair of straight needles, a 16 in/ 40cm circular needle, and one set of dpns in size required to obtain gauge. I used US #6 /4.25mm. You may need a size or two above or below that.
• Large eyed tapestry needle
• Scrap yarn to hold stitches
• One clip-on style stitch marker