Billie Hat by Patti

Billie Hat

by Patti
Knitting
November 2008
Aran (8 wpi) ?
4 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
5.0 mm (H)
138 yards (126 m)
women's medium (large)/ 20" (22") circumference
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While watching season 3 of My Name is Earl, I noticed Billie was wearing a great hat in the episode where she hits Earl with her car. This is my attempt at recreating that hat. It’s a newsboy style cap with a shorter purled brim and 1x4 rib. It is a very quick project - even with all the do-overs, I had it done in one day.

I think a yarn with short color repeats would work best as it would avoid any striping or pooling. I think the Manos worked really well for this hat.