Woven Rain Hat
Stay stylish in rain or shine with this pretty fedora. Worsted wool and stainless steel are held together strength. Pieces are worked flat.
Finished Size 20¾” circumference and 5¼” high at tallest point.
Yarn Lion Brand Yarn LB Collection Organic Wool (100% organic wool; 185 yd 170 m/3½ oz 100 g): #134 avocado (A), 2 skeins. Lion Brand Yarn LB Collection Wool Stainless Steel (75% wool, 25% stainless steel; 273 yd 244 m/½ oz 14 g): #108 dusty blue (B), 1 cone.
Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm): two 24” circulars (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); stitch holder; tapestry needle; waste yarn for provisional CO.
Gauge 26 sts and 28 rows = 4” in Woven Herringbone patt with 1 strand each of A and B held tog; 20 sts and 32 rows = 4” in Seed st with 1 strand each of A and B held tog.
If you’re interested in the inspiration behind this design you can read about it at Worldknits. While you’re there you can also check out the music I was listening to while writing the pattern and knitting the sample. I hope you enjoy! -Alex