The Swirl Hat combines a surprisingly simple, naturally spiraling stitch pattern with the rich colors of
BFL Fingering Hand-Dyed to create a warm, earth-toned hat that’s great for a man or woman.
Also shown knit in Valley Yarns Sheffield, now discontinued.
20” around x 9” tall
1 skein Valley Yarns BFL Fingering Hand-Dyed (100% Blue Faced Leicester Wool, 100g/416yds) color Sherwood Forest (2 strands held together throughout)
about 200 yds of worsted weight yarn
US size 5 (3.75 mm) and 7 (4.50 mm) 16” circular needles and size 7 double pointed needles, or size needed to get gauge
5 stitch markers
cable needle (cn)
about 4½ sts = 1” in stockinette stitch with larger needles and 2 strands held together