Welter Hat by Jennifer Dassau

Welter Hat

October 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
125 - 140 yards (114 - 128 m)
One size
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Short rows worked using the wrap & turn method within the twisted ribbing pattern shape the brim of this hat so that it hugs the nape; additional short rows between purl welts in the crown add casual slouch.

Finished Size: One size to fit most adults; about 16” circumference and 9” height, measured unstretched.

Yarn: Aran weight (#4 Medium)
Shown here: Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Worsted Solid (100% merino wool; 225 yd 206m/4.02 oz 114g): Manzanita, 1 skein.

Needles: Size US 7 (4.5mm): 16” (40 cm) circular (cir), or 32” (60 cm) if using Magic Loop. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: 9 markers (m); yarn needle.

Gauge: 18 sts and 24 rnds = 4” in St st.