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Gleaning Helmet Hat

Mixed Knits
cosymakes
Knitting
October 2010
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
5 stitches = 1 inch
3 mo to adult large
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Gleaning is the act of taking up what is left in a field once the harvest has happened. This striped earflap hat gleans a little bit of handspun and shows it off by pairing it with a contrasting commercial yarn.

Yarn: 30(40, 45, 50, 50, 55) yd 27.4(36.5, 41, 45.7, 50) m worsted to aran weight handspun (contrast color – cc) and 50(55, 60, 65, 70, 75) yd 45.7(50.3, 54.8, 59.4, 64, 68.5) m worsted to aran weight commercial yarn (main color - mc). You’ll need more of mc if you plan to make ties - see ties section at end of pattern.

Needles: size 7 or 8 US 4.5-5 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

Sizes: 3-6 mo.(6-18 mo., 18 mo-4 yr, adult s, m, l) or head sizes 16(18, 20, 21, 22, 23) in. 40.6(45.7, 50.8, 53.3, 55.9, 58.4) cm