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Off Piste

Knitting
February 2011
16 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
140 yards (128 m)
Fits most adults
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My main inspiration for this pattern stemmed from the need to keep snowflakes off the lenses of my newly prescribed eyeglasses. So thanks to needing glasses, I understood the practicality of a brimmed hat and designed this lid. The sweeping main cable reminded me of a sweet line of figure 8’s on a grand day of power skiing. Hence the name Off Piste.

off piste: existing or taking place on snow that has not been compacted into tracks

FINISHED MEASUREMENT: This hat is very stretchy and fits most adults.
21 - 23 inches / 53 - 59 cm

NEEDLES:
16 inch circular and double pointed US 9 needles & US 8 needles for brim / 40 cm circular and double pointed 5.5 mm needles & 5.0 mm needles for brim

Instructions are charted and written for personal preference. All measurements are given in US and metric.