Plank & Groove Hat by Nicole Montgomery

Plank & Groove Hat

November 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in Main Pattern Stitch (ribbing)
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
100 - 240 yards (91 - 219 m)
Infant (1-3 yrs, 3-12 yrs, Adult S/M, Adult M/L)
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This relaxed-fit hat is the textbook definition of versatile! It looks great on men and women, is sized to fit the sweetest new baby up to the biggest, grizzled mountain man head, and can be worn loose & slouchy, or turned up at the brim for a fitted look. The crown features a unique finish that requires no decreases at all. Your friends will wonder how it was done, and you’ll smile remembering how simple it was to finish off!

Available Sizes: 10.75” (12”, 13.25”, 14.75”, 16”) in circumference
and 6.5” (8.25”, 9.25”, 10”, 11”) tall
To fit: Infant (1-3 yrs, 3-12 yrs, Adult S/M, Adult M/L)
Hat is intended to be worn with 5-8” of negative ease - ribbed st pattern is VERY stretchy. (Hat pictured is a 14.75” size on a 22.5” head.)

Materials Needed:
• 100 (140, 170, 200, 240) yds DK-weight yarn (Sample shown was made from Anzula Cricket yarn in the “Cornflower” colorway. 80% Merino/ 10% Cashmere / 10% Nylon, 250 yds per 114g skein)

• US Size 4 / 3.5mm circular needle
• US Size 3 / 3mm circular needle
• One extra US Size 4 needle (dpn, straight, or circular)
• 1 traveling stitch marker
• yarn needle

Techniques Used:
• working in-the-round
• Knitting
• Purling
• Three-needle Bind-off (explained step by step)
• Instructions are both written and charted

The Plank & Groove pattern is available as a single pattern for $4.99 or as part of a 4-hat eBook set called #SquadHats for $9.99!

The first 50 eBook customers will receive an ultrasuede Trappings & Trinkets tag in the mail. If you would like to request whether you receive a double-sided gray tag or a single-sided brown tag, please send me a pm on Ravelry immediately after making your eBook purchase. Tags will be mailed to the address connected to your Paypal account within 7 days of your eBook purchase.

I was fortunate enough to have an awesome #TestSquad for this pattern! Sandyvar, Ceraphina, Knitgrl, Galaz, Niks, & kmb34me, thank you so much for giving your time and talent to help make this the most user-friendly pattern it can be!