Boba Hat by Athena Chang

Boba Hat

Knitting
April 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette st, with larger needles, after blocking
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
640 yards (585 m)
Four Sizes
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Like brown sugar tapioca pearls mixed into freshly brewed tea, the Boba Hat captures your favourite drink in a two-colour stranded colourwork pattern. Taro, jasmine, oolong, matcha… take your pick!

SKILL LEVEL
Intermediate

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Circumference: 15 ½ (17 ¼, 19, 20 ½)” / 39.5 (44, 48.5, 52) cm
Slouchy Height: 8 (8 ¾, 9 ¾, 10 3/4)” / 20 (22, 25, 27) cm
Fitted, Non-Slouchy Height: 7 1/2 (7 ¾, 9, 9 3/4)” / 19 (19.5, 23, 24.5) cm
Intended to be worn with 2-3” / 5-7.5 cm of negative ease. If you’re between sizes, size down for a snugger fit, and size up for a more relaxed fit. Sample size shown is 19” / 48.5 cm in circumference.

YARN
2 skeins SweetGeorgia Yarns Tough Love Sock, 1 each in Apple Pie (MC) and Bison (CC) (425 yd / 388 m per 4 oz / 115 g skein; 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon).

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
Size US 2 / 2.75 mm needles: for magic loop, 32” / 80 cm circular; for two needles, (2) 24” / 60 cm circulars; or set of double-pointed needles
Size US 4 / 3.5 mm needles: for magic loop, 32” / 80 cm circular; for two needles, (2) 24” / 60 cm circulars; or set of double-pointed needles
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
6 stitch markers, yarn needle

GAUGE
26 sts and 34 rows = 4” / 10 cm square in Stockinette stitch, with larger needles, after blocking.
28 sts and 29 rows = 4” / 10 cm square in Boba pattern, with larger needles, after blocking.