Throwback Hat by FogKnits

Throwback Hat

April 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
6 stitches = 1 inch
in Stockinette Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
190 - 200 yards (174 - 183 m)
Average Adult (20"-23" head)
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A fun graphic hat knit in the Armenian style!

Armenian knitting creates a beautiful thick, tweedy fabric that has the appearance of intarsia knit in the round! This technique of carrying both colors throughout the hat and “trapping” the unused color is a great way to avoid having to work intarsia flat and then seam it. Not having to purl is the added bonus! Of course, if you want to skip the technique, you can just use the chart as a guide for duplicate stitching the design on. You could also work the hat flat and use the traditional intarsia technique.

For those interested in the Armenian technique, check out this video from Eunny Jang and Interweave!

Size: Average Adult
Difficulty: Adventurous Beginner
Yarn: Frog Tree Alpaca Sport, 100% Alpaca, 130 yds/skein
130 yds MC, 65 yds CC
Needles: US 5 (3.75 mm) 16” Circular & DPN
Gauge: 6 sts/inch