A Hat for Friends by Chelsea Berkompas

A Hat for Friends

Knitting
February 2019
Prado De Lana Mijas lambswool
Sport (12 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in lace pattern
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
175 - 240 yards (160 - 219 m)
17”, (19”, 21”) circumference
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Everyone needs a go-to gift hat. A hat that becomes familiar and is a treat to knit, much like getting together for coffee with a good friend. For me, this is that hat.

The lace and faux cable pattern is easily memorized, the fit is comfortable, and the yarn Quince & Co Chickadee, is like your favorite Saturday hoodie - soft, comforting and oh so dependable.

It’s a good thing this is a quick, knit-in-a-weekend kind of project because all your friends will want one!

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MEASUREMENTS:
17”, (19”, 21”) circumference (This is a finished measurement, meant to be worn with 1-2” negative ease. Directions for altering the pattern to be more slouchy included.)

MATERIALS:
Quince & Co Chickadee (100% american wool): (approx. 181 yrds/50 grams):
1, (2, 2) skeins or approx. 175, (200, 240) yards - shown in “Nightshade”

TOOLS AND NOTIONS:
US size 4/3.5mm and US size 5/3.75mm 16” circular knitting needles/ DPNs
yarn needle
removable stitch marker

GAUGE:
26 sts/ 32 rows = 4” in lace pattern, blocked.