Habitat by Jared Flood


October 2010
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
4.5 stitches and 7 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
120 - 140 yards (110 - 128 m)
21” circumference; 7.5” (8”) deep
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A warm, handknit hat perfect for both newbie and seasoned cablers alike. Crown shaping is integrated into Aran patterning to create a root-like star motif at the top of the head.


Hat is worked circularly from the bottom up.


Approximately 120 (135) yards of worsted weight wool


1 skein of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100 % US Targhee-Columbia Wool; 140 yards/50g)
Photographed in color Nest

Potential yarn substitutes include Tones
Sample photographed in color Zest Overtone


4.5 stitches and 7 rows per inch in Stockinette stitch with larger needle


One 16” circular in size needed to obtain gauge listed above
One 16” circular one size smaller than ‘gauge needle’
One set of DPNs in larger size

Suggested needle sizes: US 7 (4.5mm) & US 8 (5mm)

Finished Dimensions

21” circumference; 7.5” (8”) deep


Adult Small/Medium (Adult Large)

Larger size is .5” deeper and fits 23-24” head sizes, or fully covers ears of Adult Small/Medium.

Please note: the stitch patterns in this garment are charted only.