Boreal Hat by Rachel Brockman

Boreal Hat

Knitting
November 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stranded pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
200 - 300 yards (183 - 274 m)
Child/Teen (Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large)
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Boreal is a cozy hat inspired by wintry walks in the woods. Beautiful stranded colorwork decorates the body of this hat and perfectly complements rustic Kingston Tweed. The pattern repeats are short but create a show-stopping motif. Perfect as a last-minute gift, this pattern works up satisfyingly fast.

You can find a blog post about this pattern here.

DIFFICULTY
Intermediate

SIZES
Child/Teen (Adult Small, Medium, Large)
Shown in Adult Small size.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Brim Circumference: 17¼ (18½, 19¾, 21)”
Stretches to approx. 19¼ (20½, 21¾, 23)”
Length: 8 (8½, 8½, 9)”

MATERIALS
Fibra Natura Kingston Tweed (50% wool, 25% alpaca, 25% viscose; 50g/194 yds)
Lilac Version
• 107 Quartz (A) – 1 skein (all sizes)
• 114 Serpentine (B) – 1 skein (all sizes)
• 102 Calcite (C) – 1 skein (all sizes)
Icy Blue Version
• 110 Beryl (A) – 1 skein (all sizes)
• 114 Serpentine (B) – 1 skein (all sizes)
• 111 Shale (C) – 1 skein (all sizes)
Needles: US Size 6 (4 mm) 16” circular and set of dpns or size needed to obtain gauge
US Size 4 (3.5 mm) 16” circular
Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch markers

GAUGE
26 sts x 28 rnds = 4” in stranded knitting using larger ndl Save time check your gauge.

PATTERN NOTES
This hat is knit in the round from the bottom up.