Stripes & Blocks hat by Ela Torrente
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Stripes & Blocks hat

Knitting
October 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in slipped stitch pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
165 - 300 yards (151 - 274 m)
Child (Adult: XS, S, M, L)
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Kits available on Snail Yarn Etsy shop.

Stripes & Blocks is a quick slouchy hat seamlessly worked in the round from the bottom up. The hat features a basic ribbed brim and an easy textured slipped stitch pattern, livened with a stripe sequence for the central section ideal for gradient, self striping or high contrast yarns.

Sizes: Child (Adult: XS, S, M, L)
Finished circumference at brim: 14¼ (16, 19½, 21, 24½) inches/36.5 (41, 49, 53.5, 62) cm.
Height: 7 (8½, 8½, 9, 9½) inches/18 (22, 22, 23, 24) cm.
Shown in size Adult XS worn on a 22 inch/55 cm head.

Materials
Snail Yarn Merino Sport (100% superwash merino; 328 yards/300m per 100 grams);
CA: 1 skein, shown in Aubergine; CB: 1 skein shown in Frosted Mallow.
Approx. CA 75 (85, 105, 115, 135) yards/70 (80, 95, 105, 125) m; CB 90 (100, 125,135, 160) yards/80 (90, 115, 125, 145) m.

♡ US4/3.5mm DPNs or 16”/40cm circular needle or different size to obtain gauge.
♡ US5/3.75mm DPNs or 16”/40cm circular needle or different size to obtain gauge.
♡ 6 stitch markers (one in different colour).
♡ darning needle.

Gauge (after blocking):
26 sts & 36 rounds = 4 inches/ 10 cm in slipped stitch pattern on larger needle.

Skill Level: Easy.