My Cashmere Hat by Plucky Knitter Design

My Cashmere Hat

Knitting
October 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
157 - 249 yards (144 - 228 m)
16 (18 3/4, 20 3/4)" circumference
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Everyone needs a cashmere hat - one for you and one for someone you love! This hat is knit in the round with a twisted rib brim for a snugger fit and no decreasing at the crown for the perfect pucker. Pair that with Plucky Cashmere and you have the recipe for perfect comfort knitting with a darling FO when complete!

“I’m loving this simple cashmere hat & wearing it all the time!
… But then I thought, what if we turned this hat on it’s head (pun intended) and went a little wild… Stripes!”

Yarn:
• Plucky Cashmere Sport Weight, 100% cashmere;
285 yds, 1 skein Apprx 157 (199, 249) yds.

Note: For a striped version use 3 skeins of Plucky
Cashmere Sport Weight. Half skeins will be more
than enough yardage.

Striped sample shown in Strut Your Stuff,
Melba and Wintry Mix.

Solid sample shown in Magnet & Steel.

Materials:
• US Size 4 (3.5 mm) and 6 (4.0 mm) 16” circular needles,
or sizes needed to obtain the correct gauge.
• Tapestry needle
• Stitch marker

Gauge:
25 sts and 32 rnds = 4” in St st; 28 sts and 32 rnds = 4” in 1x1 Twisted Rib, unstretched.

Finished Measurments:
16 (18¼, 20¾)” circumference; 9 (11, 12)” tall;
hat shown measures 18¼”

Special Stitches:
Stockinette Stitch (in the round)
Rnd 1 Knit.
Rep Rnd 1 for patt.

1x1 Twisted Rib (in the round)
Rnd 1 K1tbl, p1; rep from to end.
Rep Rnd 1 for patt.