Dr. Zhivago Hat by Boadicea Binnerts

Dr. Zhivago Hat

Knitting
December 2015
yarn held together
DK
+ Aran
= Bulky (7 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in loop stitch
US 10 - 6.0 mm
6.0 mm (J)
100 - 120 yards (91 - 110 m)
S,M,L (child, woman, man)
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This lovely textured hat features knitted loops to give it the furry texture. You’ll be very warm and stylish as well. If you want less warmth, knit it in cotton.

A very quick knit in about a skein of bulky yarn! You can do this in a day. Makes a great gift for that stylish someone.

Sizes: S(child), M(woman),L(man or large-headed woman),
head circumference 50cm/20”, 55cm/22”, 60cm/24”
If you want to make smaller or larger sizes, you’d need thinner or thicker yarn and needles.

yarn:
250 yards Garnstudio Drops Brushed Alpaca (held double) or
250(yards ColourMart Cashmere 2/7.5nm Fine DK, held double
Alternatives: lightweight bulky yarns, chainette yarns, air yarns, mohairs or microfibers, for example Garnstudio Drops Air, Lana Grossa Garzato. These bulky yarns will take half the yardage of the thinner yarn.
Combined Weight: Bulky.

gauge:
10 stitches/12 rows = 4” in pattern stitch

needles:
6 and 7mm, 32” circular needles; I use Addi Turbos.
6 mm crochet hook

notions:
1 stitch marker
tapestry needle