Wixom Hat by Jill Zielinski

Wixom Hat

Knitting
September 2020
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch, blocked
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
136 - 231 yards (124 - 211 m)
X-Small (Small, Medium, Large, X-Large)
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A bold, graphic motif adorns this eye-catching unisex hat. Worked in Dapper Dye Works Tundra, the 80/20 Merino/Alpaca blend is a pleasure to knit with and the hat knits up faster than you’d think. The pattern offers 5 sizes, plus options for a beanie or slouchy version. Choose to knit your Wixom Hat in 3 colors, or 2…top it off with a pom, or not…whatever you decide the options and versatility of this pattern make it a great one!

SIZE:
• X-Small (Small, Medium, Large, X-Large)
• Options for beanie or slouchy fit.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:
Approx 16 (18, 19.25, 21.5, 22.5)“ / 40.5 (46, 49, 54.5, 57) cm
circumference at widest part of hat (unstretched) x height of
8.5” / 21.5 cm for beanie fit and 9.5 (10, 10.5, 10.5, 10.5)” / 24
(25.5, 27, 27, 27) cm for slouchy fit

YARN:
Worsted weight yarn in the following yardages…

Beanie Version:
C1: Approx 36 (41, 43, 49, 51) yds / 33 (37, 39, 44, 46) m
C2: Approx 43 (48, 52, 58, 60) yds / 39 (44, 47, 52, 55) m
C3: Approx 54 (61, 65, 73, 76) yds / 49 (55, 59, 66, 69) m

Slouchy Version:
C1: Approx 38 (48, 54, 60, 63) yds / 35 (43, 49, 54, 57) m
C2: Approx 45 (57, 64, 71, 74) yds / 41 (52, 58, 65, 68) m
C3: Approx 57 (72, 80, 90, 94) yds / 52 (65, 73, 82, 86) m

Sample shown is size Small, slouchy fit and featured in…
Dapper Dye Works Tundra (80% extra fine merino, 20% alpaca;
190 yards / 173 m per 100g) Kentucky Rain (C1) and Kingsford
(C2 & C3);1 skein each color

Beanie sample shown is size Small, beanie fit and featured in…
Dapper Dye Works Tundra (80% extra fine merino, 20% alpaca;
190 yards / 173 m per 100g) Moon Mist (C1), Iron Ore (C2), and
In A Flurry (C3); 1 skein each color

GAUGE: 20 sts and 24 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in chart and Stockinette stitch, blocked

NEEDLES:
Needles listed are suggested. Always take time to swatch.
• Gauge Needle: Size US 8 (5 mm) 16”circular needle and
DPNs—or size necessary to obtain gauge
• Small Needle: Size US 5 (3.75 mm) 16” circular needle—three
sizes smaller than Gauge Needle
• Optional Needle: One size smaller than Gauge Needle.

TOOLS:
Stitch marker, tapestry needle, and pom (optional)

NOTES:
• Hat is worked from the bottom up.
• When decreasing for crown, switch to DPNs when n
ecessary for ease of knitting.
• Stranded colorwork knitting is often tightens ones gauge; therefore consider going down a needle size after working
the chart. Samples shown used that technique.