Vector by Katya Frankel
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Vector

Knitting
November 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stitch Pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
130 - 180 yards (119 - 165 m)
16 (18, 20, 22) in / 40 (45, 50, 55) cm brim circ
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VECTOR is a hat pattern that plays with shape and form. The diamond stitch pattern is peppered across a ribbed hat and flows seamlessly from the brim and into the crown shaping. The hat comes with an optional pompom, adding another shape to the fun design.
Worked in a worsted-weight yarn, VECTOR is a fun project for an intermediate knitter.

  • Skill Level Intermediate – knitting in the round, knit and purl pattern from written instructions or chart, decreases

  • To Fit Size 18 (20, 22, 24) in / 45.5 (51, 56, 61) cm head circ

  • Finished Measurements 16 (18, 20, 22) in / 40 (45, 50, 55) cm brim circ, designed to fit with approximately 2 in / 5 cm of negative ease

  • Yarn Knit Picks Swish Worsted (100% Superwash Merino Wool, 110 yds / 150 m / 50 g), in Dove Heather; 2 skeins.

Substitute with approx 130 (150, 165, 180) yds / 120 (135, 150, 165) m of worsted weight yarn that knits to the specified gauge, plus approx
31 yds / 28 m of yarn(s) for the pompom.

  • Gauge 20 sts and 26 rnds = 4 in / 10 cm in pattern stitch on larger needles

  • Needles AND Notions Size 3.75 mm (US 5) 16 in / 40 cm circular needle Size 4 mm (US 6) 16 in / 40 cm circular needle and set of double pointed needles

Stitch marker, tapestry needle, pompom maker or cardboard template