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Silt & Stone Hat

Silt & Stone
Knit Picks Website
Knitting
March 2013
Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
US 10 - 6.0 mm
110 - 220 yards (101 - 201 m)
Size: XS (S, M, L)

The Silt & Stone Hat is available in Silt & Stone, a pattern bundle which includes the Hat and Mittens.

Save $2.00 off either of the matching sweaters, Alluvium or Lithos, with purchase of the Silt & Stone.

The world is made of silt and stone, the granular material or solid minerals suspended in water or settled on the earth. As sediment forms a shape, so does the Silt & Stone Hat grow from a mixture of stitches that settle together. The wide garter and cable brim is knit sideways and grafted, then stitches are picked up for the crown and worked in the round with decreases to the top. The result is a chunky hat with a little slouch, both warm and textural from its mixture of elements.

Techniques & Skills Used: provisional CO, knit/purl, decreasing, picking up stitches, cables, grafting.

Size: XS (S, M, L); 15.25 (17.5, 19.75, 22)” brim circumference, unstretched.

Yarn: Knit Picks Biggo (50% merino, 50% nylon; 110 yards); 1 (1, 2, 2) skeins, shown in Dove Heather.

Other Materials:
US 10 circular needle if using Magic Loop, or dpns, or size to match gauge.
Stitch markers 8 (9, 10, 11).
Stitch holder.
Cable needle.
Yarn needle.

Thank you to my wonderful tech editor Kate Vanover.
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