Escher's Dream Hat by SweaterFreak

Escher's Dream Hat

November 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Houndstooth mosaic stitch post blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
170 - 190 yards (155 - 174 m)
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Classic, chic Houndstooth is always in, and worked in smooshy luxurious cashmere makes it your to go accessory this fall season!
Escher’s Dream hat is a companion to the cowl, released earlier - houndstooth pattern is both fashion forward and classy, and this version of it is worked in mosaic technique with only one color worked per round!
The pattern includes two crown decrease versions - the grey/white hat is worked in Stockinette deceases to resemble a store bought hat and a pink/black hat uses crown decreases done in Houndstooth pattern. Choose your flavor or knit them both!

Matching cowl is available here!
The pattern is both written and charted.

Clinton Hill Bespoke DK - samples uses colors Sand and Graphite, one ball each, or about 110 yards for each color.

Circumference: 20” head
Height: 8.5” for the in Houndstooth pattern crown decreases; 9” for the Stockinette decreases

US#4/3.50mm - 16”/40cm;
US#5/3.75mm - 16”/40cm circular needles and DPNs

1 marker and tapestry needle

22 sts/32 rows per 4” using US#5/3.75 mm needles in Houndstooth mosaic stitch post blocking or size to obtain gauge; each repeat of Houndstooth mosaic is 1.25” wide by 1.50” long

knitting & purling in the round
mosaic knitting(slipping stitches)