For the Love of Stripes by Cassandra Steele

For the Love of Stripes

February 2020
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
136 - 150 yards (124 - 137 m)
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For the Love of Stripes is a cute simple colourwork hat inspired by Valentine’s Day. This hat has a generous and slouchy fit with 1-2” of positive ease around the head (depending on head size). It’s the perfect hat to wear all February long to celebrate Valentine’s Day!

Skill level: Advanced Beginner
Required skills: knit, purl, stranded colourwork, knit two together, slip-slip knit

For the Love of Stripes is knit in the round from the brim up. 16” circular needles are used until the decrease rounds when it is necessary to switch to DPNs or magic loop to maintain tension. Colours are carried up the back of the work and not cut except where indicated. Colourwork instructions are written and charted.