Racing Hat by Meghan Jones

Racing Hat

July 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 17 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
190 - 200 yards (174 - 183 m)
17 (19, 21)" shown in 19"
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A fast knit combines with speedy electric blue
cables racing along the length of a garter stitch
hat. A perfect introduction to stranded knitting
worked back and forth vertical stripes makes the
wrongside knitting just as easy as the rightside
knitting. Shaped with short rows and modular
construction this knit is quick and interesting.

SIZE: 17 (19, 21)”
Shown in size 19”

Circumference: 17 (19, 21)”
Length: 8.25 (9.25, 10)”

Cascade 220 [100% Peruvian Highland wool;
100g/220yds]; color: [MC], Peacock #2447 1
skein, [CC] Summer Sky #9452 1 skein

1 set US 7/4.5mm straight needles OR 1 set US
7/4.5mm 24 inch circular needle

Tapestry needle,

17/17 rows = 4” in garter stitch

This hat is begun by working the cabled panel
back and forth from bottom opening of hat to
crown. Stitches for the remainder of the hat are
picked up from the side of the cable panel and
worked in garter stitch using short rows for