The Equalizer Hat by Diana Troldahl

The Equalizer Hat

January 2010
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round on medium needles
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
150 - 200 yards (137 - 183 m)
small, medium, large, XL
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This ear-skimming urban watch cap combines subtle striping with classy stranded knitting, emulating the display
on an audio equalizer.
Butter-soft alpaca, silk and merino blend yarn elevates the warmth without sacrificing fashion.

Sizes: Small (Medium, Large, XL)
To fit: 19 (21, 22, 24)” circumference.

Knit in the round, no seaming needed.
Both charted and written instructions provided for color work.

Materials: One skein each Andean Silk in Allspice (A), Pitch (B) and Wallaby (C) OR comparable yarn.
Needles: U.S. 4 (3.5 mm), 6 ( 4 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm) DPNs or circular needles OR size to obtain gauge.

Gauge: 21 st and 24 rows over 4” in stockinette on #6 needles. Finished hat has 3.5 to 4” inches negative ease.

Notions: 8 stitch markers; 1 for beginning of round, 7 for decrease points. Tapestry needle for weaving in ends
Stitches: K, p, K2tog and stranded color work.