Polonaise is a loose-fitting hat flattering to most face shapes. The short ribbing combined with the slouchy fit makes it very comfortable too.
Written and charted directions are given for the stitch pattern.
Shown here: Sunrise Fiber Co. Spun Aran (100% Merino; 166 m/181 yds, 100 g/3.5 oz skein; Color Orchid: 1 skein)
5 mm (US 8) circular needle of length 40 cm (16”); adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.
Cable needle; 1 stitch marker; yarn needle
26 sts and 25 rows = 10 cm (4”) worked in the rnd in pattern stitch, blocked.
16 sts and 26 rows = 10 cm (4”) worked in the rnd in St st, blocked.
S (M) to fit actual head circumference 52 cm (56 cm) / 20.5 (22)”
Shown in M
Circumference: 46 (50) cm /18.25 (19.75)”
Brim to top: 22 cm / 8.34”
Decreases, knitting in the round, long-tail cast-on
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