Keuka Hat by Kerri Blumer

Keuka Hat

Knitting
October 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette St
US 4 - 3.5 mm
127 - 152 yards (116 - 139 m)
S (M, L XL)
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Keuka Hat updates the classic beanie with a modern chevron cable brim. Worked up in DK weight yarn, this versatile design is offered in four sizes and the styling is perfect for both men and women. This hat has an easy to memorize brim pattern with a stockinette crown that helps your project fly off the needles. The brim is just the right height to add in a super soft lining (cashmere, anyone?) to keep your ears extra cozy.

This pattern assumes knowledge of working in the round and basic cables. Both charts and written directions are provided for all stitch patterns.

Suggested Yarn: Bare Naked Wools Kent DK, or other DK weight yarn that knits to gauge.

Sizes: S (M, L XL) to fit head circ. up to 201⁄2 (211⁄2, 231⁄2)” / 52 (55, 59) cm

Yarn Requirements: 127 (135, 144, 152) yds / 116 (123, 132, 139) m

Gauge: 22 sts and 36 rounds = 4” / 10 cm Stockinette St

Needles and Notions: US size 4 / 3.5 mm 16” / 40 cm circ. or DPNs, stitch markers, cable needle, tapestry needle


For Optional Lining

Suggested Yarn: Valley Yarns Greylock, or other light fingering weight yarn. Use a soft yarn like cashmere or a cashmere/wool blend to ensure next-to-skin softness.

Yarn Requirements: 38 (40, 43, 45) yds / 35 (36.5, 39.5, 41) m

Needles & Notions: US size 4 / 3.5 mm DPNs or size used to knit hat to gauge, stitch markers.