Boxed Squared Hat by Kelene Kinnersly

Boxed Squared Hat

January 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches = 4 inches
in Stockinette St
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
105 - 160 yards (96 - 146 m)
3 sizes- see notes
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It’s cool to be square! Inspired by Sanquhur traditional squares from Scotland, this motif is given a modern twist. It’s a slouchy fit with 3 sizes to choose from. It’s great for stash busting, gift and charity giving.

Sizes : Youth (Adult Medium, Adult Large) Finished Measurements : Circumference 20 (22, 24)“ / 51 (56, 61) cm. Approximately 1 to 1.5” / 2.5 to 4 cm of negative ease is recommended for a comfortable fit.

Yarn : Worsted weight yarn, MC 130 (158, 175) yds/ 119 (145, 160 ) m; CC1 and CC2 each 10-20 yds / 9-18 m.
Sample shown in Classic Wool, , MC Light Grey Mix, CC1 Dark Grey, CC2 Plum Heather.

Needle Size : US 7 / 4.5mm 16” circular needles and US 8 / 5mm 16” circular needles and DPNs

Notions : Tapestry needle to weave in ends, stitch marker,

Gauge : 18sts = 4” / 10cm in Stockinette Stitch on larger needles. Check gauge to avoid disappointment.

Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner/ Intermediate

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