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AIDS/Life Cycle Marathon Race Hat (Rev Dave)
Cycle race beanie by Sandra Jäger
Rev Dave
Needles & yarn
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi)
0.75 skeins
Knit Picks Felici
1 skein = 218.0 yards (199.3 meters), 50 grams

Bought the pattern for the chart. This will be a gift for my church pastor who has a passion for cycling. He is training for a AIDS/LifeCycle 7-day Marathon.

Big thank you to my friend, Richard Settle, for the photo of Rev Dave wearing the hat.

CO indicated stitches in the pattern
1.5 inches of K2P2 rib
Switched to K
K 5 rows black
K 3 rows rainbow before starting chart
Chart done with cyclist in black & rainbow background.
K 3 rows rainbow after working chart
K 5 rows black
Doing my own method for decreases

Rainbow yarn added so that it can be interpreted two ways:
1: LGBT rainbow flag
2: road, sidewalk, grass, river, mountain, sunset/sunrise

Notes for next time:
Can come down one more needle size to tighten up stitches & reduce width.
Can shorten by 8-10 rows to decrease height)

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Fingering / 4 ply
75% Merino, 25% Nylon
218 yards / 50 grams
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  • Project created: January 10, 2014
  • Finished: January 11, 2014
  • Updated: January 19, 2014