Alewives Hat by Elizabeth Doherty

Alewives Hat

March 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Ridge
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
200 yards (183 m)
one size
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Quick and cozy – a companion piece to the Alewives Cowl – this slightly slouchy hat features panels of easy texture stitches that add a lot of surface interest.

The pattern is available individually, or as part of an ebook collection containing both the Alewives Hat and Cowl.

Approximately 200 yds / 183 m Swans Island Natural Colors Merino Worsted. Shown in Bittersweet.

Note: Swans Island Worsted is a fairly light worsted weight wool. If making a substitution, consider using a DK weight yarn.

20” x 9” /   51x cm high.
Intended to be worn with 0–2” / 0–5 cm negative ease.

Advanced beginner.

Knitting, purling, knitting through the back loop, decreasing, slipping stitches, working in the round.

The stitch patterns are provided in charted and written form.

Blog post here.