February 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in single stranded stocking stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
400 - 420 yards (366 - 384 m)
To fit 56 cm/22 inches head circumference
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Inspired by the ElfQuest character Kahvi, chieftess of the Go-Backs, the Kahvi hat is thick and firm, with a snug fit and a commanding height The lined front band adds a surprising amount of warmth around the cheeks. The fit is achieved through continuous shaping, so pay attention to what you’re doing!

Front band is worked first, then the hat body is worked flat and joined at center back. Finally, the front band is lined and edged with an applied i-cord edging.

Approximate yarn amounts needed:
DK weight wool yarn:
CC1: 35 grams / 76 yards / 70 m
CC2: 15 grams / 35 yards /30 m
CC3: 15 grams /35 yards / 30 m
MC: 90 grams /196 yards /180 m

Fingering weight alpaca yarn:
20 grams /75 yards / 67 m

Skills needed to knit this pattern:
casting on
binding off
working short rows
working applied i-cord
grafting OR seaming OR 3-needle bind-off
(Pattern provides links to technique tutorials.)

Length from neck to tip: 28 cm/11 inches.

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