Bethel Hat by Sarah Scully

Bethel Hat

September 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in 1x1 ribbing
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
160 - 200 yards (146 - 183 m)
17 inches, 19 1/2 inches, 22 inches
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Inspired by the local granite mined in Bethel, Vermont, the simple stitch pattern has a subtle chiseled texture suitable for wearers of any gender.

The pattern contains instructions for 3 sizes:
Small 17 inch circumference, 8 inches tall
Medium 19 1⁄2 circumference, 9 1⁄4 inches tall
Large 22 inch circumference, 9 1⁄4 inches tall

This design can be worn with the hat upright or folded on the head depending on your preference. Choose a size that is close to or slightly smaller than the wearer’s head circumference.

Yarn requirements:
Mewesic from Green Mountain Spinnery: 1 skein for Small or Medium sizes; 2 skeins for Large Size

To make the matching Bethel Mitts, you’ll need 2 skeins of Mewesic total.

Techniques to explore:
German Twisted Cast-on. A link to a tutorial video is provided in the pattern.