Aureate Hat by Triona Murphy

Aureate Hat

February 2015
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in Cross Pattern, slightly stretched
US 9 - 5.5 mm
80 - 120 yards (73 - 110 m)
Finished circumference: 13.75 (16, 18.25)" or 35 [40.5, 46.5] cm
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Your favorite baby or child will stay warm in style in this bulky-weight beanie that flies off the needles. Perfect for a last minute gift or when the snow is falling outside and you need a hat fast!

The ribbed Cross Pattern is very stretchy, so each hat should fit a range of head sizes. Pattern includes both written out and charted directions for the cables.

Baby (Toddler, Child). Shown in Baby size.

Finished circumference: 13.75 (16, 18.25)“ or 35 [40.5, 46.5] cm

Malabrigo Yarn Mecha (100% merino; 130yds/119m per 100g skein): 1 skein in Mostaza for all sizes

Recommended needles (make sure to check gauge and change sizes if needed):
US #9 [5.5 mm] double-pointed needles, set of 4 or 5 (or preferred type of needles for small diameter knitting in the round)
Optional: US #9 [5.5 mm] circular needle, 16” long (for two larger sizes only)

Removable stitch marker, cable needle, yarn needle

22 sts/ 25 rows = 4 in/10 cm in Cross Pattern, slightly stretched

Important Note: Make sure to check your gauge carefully, as skeins of this yarn can vary in thickness.