Coiffure Hat by Parna Mehrbani

Coiffure Hat

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October 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
in Seed Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
110 - 240 yards (101 - 219 m)
Baby [Child, Adult Small, Adult Large]
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For some reason, this hat initially reminded the designer, Parna, of a beehive, which then reminded her of that old school beehive hairdo, which then led her to realize that not only are hats warm and comfy, but they can also be a great hairstyle fix on those days when you just don’t feel like having a hairstyle at all.

This hat is a great lesson in knits and purls in the round – the 1 x 1 ribbing transitions into a Seed Stitch pattern, demonstrating the different textures that can be accomplished with a very minor tweak in your stitch pattern. The texture looks great with either heavily or slightly variegated yarns.

Baby Child, Adult Small, Adult Large

Circumference: 13 (16, 19, 22)”/33 (40, 48, 56) cm after blocking

20 stitches = 4”/10 cm in Seed Stitch after blocking

Advanced beginner: knitting in the round, recognizing knit and purl stitches

Weight: worsted
Amount: 110 (145, 210, 240) yards/100 (135, 192, 220) meters (includes a healthy pom pom)
Shown in: Malabrigo Worsted, colorway Lettuce (green) and Knitted Wit Silky ‘N’ Plied, colorway Yams (orange)

Adult Sizes: US#6/4.0 mm (or size to get gauge) 16”/ 40 cm circular and double points, plus one size larger 16”/40 cm circular for ribbing.
Baby and Child Sizes: US#6/4.0 mm (or size to get gauge) 12”/30 cm circular and double points, plus one size larger 12”/30 cm circular for ribbing.

Tapestry needle, pom pom maker, four stitch markers (one of which is unique)