July 2012
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Reverse Stocking Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
131 - 219 yards (120 - 200 m)
XS, [S, M, L] to fit approx head circumference of 18[20, 22, 24]” / 46[51, 56, 61] cm
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萩 | HAGI : a Japanese medieval castle town and port,
located on the delta of the Abu-gawa River and the Sea of Japan in the Yamaguchi Province.
(Pronounced: “har-GHEE”.)

A unisex interpretation of a fisherman’s style hat; knitted inside out with ribbed band, folded trim and reverse stocking stitch texture.
Two variations of the design are included in the pattern;
a more fitted beanie style (Model A),
and another more slouched version (Model B).

The written pattern provides detailed instructions, along with photos and schematic. The hat is seamless, worked inside out and in the round.

Technical Details
Yarns suggested

Shibui Knits Merino Alpaca
Brooklyn Tweed Shelter
Blue Sky Alpacas Worsted Cotton
Madelinetosh Tosh Merino
Yarn weight
Worsted / 10 ply
18 stitches and 26 rows in 4″ / 10cm in Rev St St
Needle size
US 7 – 4.5 mm and US 8 – 5.0 mm
Sizes available
XS S, M, L = 18 20, 22, 24” / 46 51, 56, 61cm
Size on model shown
M 22” (56cm) head circumference
Tip re Sizing
This hat is designed to be “over-sized”. If you love the hat but want less ‘slouch’, simply knit a size smaller.
Skill Level