Hofsós Hat by Stephen West

Hofsós Hat

Knitting
February 2013
yarn held together
Fingering
+ Fingering
= Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in seed stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
385 - 390 yards (352 - 357 m)
One Size
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Fingering weight yarn is held double in three colors for a worsted gauge and marled fabric effect. The hat’s body is worked sideways in diagonal lace, corrugated ridges and seed stitch. The brim and crown shaping are worked in the round with twisted ribbing and garter stitch. Wear the hat pushed back with slouch or fold the brim for extra warmth on the ears.

Finished Measurements: 20” / 51cm brim circumference, 13” / 33cm long from brim edge to top of crown.

Yarn: Fingering weight held double

Yardage: Color A - 140yds / 128m
Color B - 160yds / 146m
Color C - 85yds / 78m

Shown in: Brooklyn Tweed LOFT
Neutral Version
A – Stormcloud
B – Fossil
C – Woodsmoke

Blue/Gray Version
A – Snowbound
B – Stormcloud
C – Faded Quilt

Needles: US 8 / 5mm straight
16” US 8 / 5mm circular