Hedgerow Jam Hat by Simone Kereit
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Hedgerow Jam Hat

Knitting
November 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette and 2-color ribbing
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
180 - 200 yards (165 - 183 m)
Hat and Slouchy
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This hat is named for the hedgerow bounty we would bring home from our weekend excursions. My Mom would cook the berries into a delicious jam that could sparkle just as red as the raspberries beckoning between the green leaves, or be dark and jewel toned when there were more blackberries in the mix.

Designed to match the Hedgerow Jam cowl, it uses the same design elements but uses different techniques.

Worked in stranded color, the hat becomes nice and dense and is sure to keep your head toasty.

Materials:

Yarn: Malabrigo Rios (100% Merino, 210 yards/192 meters, 3.5 oz/100gr)
1 skein each color A (Lettuce ) and color B (Jupiter)
(If you made the matching Hedgerow Jam Cowl, you should be able to make this with the leftover yarn.)
Or worsted weight yarn, about 80-90 yds each of 2 colors.

Other samples were knit in KnitPicks Wool of the Andes Worsted Yarn (100% Peruvian Highland Wool, Worsted Weight, (110 yards/50 gram) 1 skein color A (Avocado) and 1 skein color B (Garnet Heather)

Needles:
US size 7 (4 ½ mm) 24” (cm) circulars, or size to obtain gauge
US size 9 (5 ½ mm) for Berry Pattern and cast on

Gauge:
20 sts = 4” on US #7 (4 ½ mm) needles over stockinette
20 sts = 4” on US #9 (5 ½ mm) needles over 2-color ribbing

Notions: 1 buttons (7/8” to 1” dia/ 2cm to 2.5cm dia)

Finished Sizes:
Women’s Medium (to fit a 21”/53 cm head)
Fitted (Slouchy): 20”/51 cm (22”/56 cm) unstretched circumference
Crown height (both styles): approx. 8“/20 cm

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