Helix Striped Pompom Hat by Joan Janes

Helix Striped Pompom Hat

March 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
75 - 125 yards (69 - 114 m)
18 (22) inch head
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This pattern is available for $2.95.

These hats are worked in the round on a 16-inch circular needle with dpns for the crown decreases.
This fun hat has a rolled brim. The body of the hat is worked in single round stripes using the “helix” technique. There are no colour jogs with this technique!
Short rowed, ribbed earflaps are picked up and worked top-down.
Pompoms can be added at the top of the hat and at the tips of the earflaps.
Two sizes are available in worsted weight using 4.5 mm needles.
One size is available in bulky weight using 6.5 mm needles.