Mostly Cloudy by Parna Mehrbani
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Mostly Cloudy

Knitting
October 2010
DK (11 wpi) ?
28 stitches = 4 inches
in 1x1 ribbing
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
150 - 225 yards (137 - 206 m)
Child, Adult Small, Adult Large
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This simple stocking hat will brighten your day during Portland’s damp winters. It is a great first hat project with a very forgiving, stretchy fabric and a choice of three sizes.

MATERIALS
YARN
150 185, 225 yards/140 170, 205 meters DK weight yarn OR of both a fingering weight and a mohair.
Size Adult Small showin in pink: Malabrigo Sock in Piedras 862 held with Berroco Andean Mist in Chaiten 6319, and in blue: Quince & Co. Tern in Stonington 412 held with Berroco Andean Mist in Napo 6381.

NEEDLES
US #2.5/3.0 mm (OR size you need to get gauge) 16”/40 cm circular AND double pointed.

NOTIONS
Stitch markers, tapestry needle

VITAL STATS
GAUGE
In 1x1 ribbing, after blocking, unstretched, 28-32 sts = 4”/10 cm. Stretchy ribbing makes measuring gauge a challenge. Aim for fabric that is supple but quite structured, and definitely not floppy or holey.

SIZES & MEASUREMENTS
This very stretchy hat should fit head circumferences: 14-18 18-22, 22-26”/ 35-45 45-55, 55-65 cm

SKILL LEVEL
Advanced Beginner (knitting in the round, decreasing)