Pass Key Hat by Lavish Craft

Pass Key Hat

Knitting
February 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Blocked Slip St Pattern in Round
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
70 - 85 yards (64 - 78 m)
One Size: Average Adult Female
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Pass Key Hat
Matches Pass Key Worsted Scarf

A fun fast knit in heavy worsted.

Beginner Skills:
Worked bottom up, in round, knit, purl, slip, CDD (s2kp)
Mosaic knitting = striped not stranded = one color at a time worked.

Corrugated Ribbing at brim and crown.

~ Materials ~

Heavy Worsted / Light Chunky Yarn
Approx 50 g Each of 2 Contrasting Colors
at 165 - 175 yds (150 – 160 m) per 100 g

US 8 & 9 (5 & 5.5 mm) Circular Needles 16” Long

US 9 (5.5 mm) DPNs (set of 5)
~ Or size(s) that get gauge

Row Counter

Stitch Markers (3 + 1 Different)

Blocking Equipment
~ I used a 12” (30 cm) diameter fruit plate

Large Eye Tapestry Needle

~ Measurements ~

10.5” (26.7 cm) Across - Flattened
22.25” (56.5 cm) Around Brim
8.5” (21.6 cm) Tall - CO to Crown Point

~ Gauge ~

16 sts x 28 r = 4” (10 cm)
Purple hat
with larger needle in
blocked slip stitch pattern in round.

~ Final Photo / Sample Notes ~

Sample hats, folded in quarters. Varying amounts of contrast: Arranged highest > to > lowest

Left: Knit in madelinetosh Tosh Chunky – C1 Calligraphy C2 Lepidoptera

Center: Knit in Round Mountain Fibers Worsted – C1 Mustard Yellow C2 Succulents

Right: Knit In Round Mountain Fibers Worsted – C1 Succulent Green C2 Jack in the Pulpit

Note: Though all knit with (main body) on US 9 (5.5 mm) Needles gauge of RMF Samples slightly smaller @ 17 sts x 29 r = 4” (10 cm)
Measurements: 10” (25.4 cm) Across – Flattened// 21.5” (54.6 cm) Around Brim// 8” (20.3 cm) Tall - CO to Crown Point