Scooby Hat by Kelli Slack

Scooby Hat

April 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
175 - 200 yards (160 - 183 m)
16.5, 18.25, 19.75
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Scooby Doo is the heart of the show. His heart, appetite, and antics are all integral to the Mysteries, Inc. team. When I thought about Scooby-Doo and his quintessential antics, I knew that I needed a hat and cowl to capture Scooby.

His hat needed to be intriguing, but not difficult. Holding two strands together on this project allows for a thicker fabric while boosting the texture. The colors blend and contrast as they interplay. For his hat, I chose an offset broken ribbing. With only a seven stitch repeat, this hat is easily sized.

This pattern is meant for adventurous novice knitters to experienced knitters and all those in-between. Please read the entire pattern before beginning.

Yarn: 2 Skeins Teresa Ruch Designs, 3/2 Tencel, 312 yards, 100% Tencel, colors Scooby’s Coat Color (approximately 175 yards used)

Needle: US 8 (5.0 mm) Hiya Hiya Steel DPNs or needles to obtain gauge

Gauge: 4.6 stitches per inch (spi) and 6 rows per inch (rpi) OR 19 stitches & 24 rows to 4 inches/10 cm in stockinette (unblocked)

Size: 16.5, (18.25, 19.75) inch circumference

To alter the size: Adjust your gauge to increase or decrease the circumference of the scarf as needed. Alter the width as desired.