Kitt Peak by Arianna Soloway

Kitt Peak

April 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
120 - 165 yards (110 - 151 m)
Baby (Child, Teen/Adult Small, Adult Large)
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“Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread.”
-Edward Abbey

This pattern can be found in issue three of Nomadic Knits, which is available to purchase in print through our website and at select local yarn shops, or as a digital download through Ravelry (click the e-book link above).

A great introduction to stranded colorwork, this hat is sized for the entire family. Choose any three colors with stark contrast for a bold and vibrant representation of the Southwest mountain ranges. A simple garter edging leads into simply beautiful Fair Isle, finishing with a classic crown of starburst decreases.

Sizes: Baby (Child, Teen/Adult Small, Adult Large).

Finished measurements: 11 (14.5, 18.25, 21.75)”/ 27.5 (36.5, 45.5, 54.5)cm circumference; to be worn with 2”/5cm of negative ease.

Needles: US 8/5.0mm (or size needed to obtain gauge)

For Baby size: 9”/23cm circular needle and/or 4 DPN’s.
For larger sizes: 16”/40cm circular needle and/or 4 DPN’s.

Optional: circular needle or DPNs 1 size larger than gauge needle for colorwork.

Gauge: 22 sts and 25 rnds = 4”/10cm in Stockinette stitch.

Yarn: worsted weight: 30 (35, 40, 45) yards/ 28 (32, 37, 42) meters Color 1; 65 (70, 75, 80) yards/ 60 (64, 69, 74) meters Color 2; 25 (30, 35, 40) yards/ 23 (28, 32, 37) meters Color 3.

Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle.

Sample knit in: Dream In Color Yarn Classy with Cashmere (70% superwash Merino, 20% Cashmere, 10% Nylon; 200 yards/113g): Tex Mex (Color 1), Bermuda Teal (Color 2), Element 79 (Color 3).

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