Baby Its Cold Out There (Helix Hat) by Lauren Sanchez
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Baby Its Cold Out There (Helix Hat)

Knitting
August 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
4.25 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
180 - 200 yards (165 - 183 m)
small (18"), medium (20") large (22")
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

This hat is based on one worn by character Dr. Sara Jordan in the Sci Fi TV show “Helix” - Season 1, Episode 9 (Level X). It takes place in a super secret Artic location outside of international jurisdiction, so she needs a warm hat.

Its such a cute hat that I stopped paying attention to the show and started working on how I could make that hat. Its totally unisex, looks good on men as well as women.

I used a tubular cast on (linky) , but you certainly could use any other cast on that you prefer. The pattern stitch is k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p5; across the row, a multiple of 10 if you need to change sizing.

Make it longer to make it slouchier, shorten it and it will look more like the one in the TV show.