Fruit Stripe Hat by Plucky Knitter Design

Fruit Stripe Hat

Knitting
November 2018
both are used in this pattern
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in 3x2 ribbing, blocked but not stretched
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
250 yards (229 m)
One Size
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Sometimes there is just nothing better than a quick knit! This very quick knit incorporates some of our favorite things: marling, stripes and ribbing. What could be better? It’s the perfect opportunity to showcase some of your favorite Plucky bases too. Get creative with the marls and the contrast stripes!

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
21” / 53.5 cm circumference at brim (slightly stretched) x 9.5” / 24 cm tall

YARN
• MC1: Aprrox 115 yds / 105 m fingering weight, held doubled with MC2
• MC2: Aprrox 115 yds / 105 m fingering weight, held doubled with MC1
• C1: Approx 5 yds / 4.5 m of worsted weight yarn
• C2: Approx 5 yds / 4.5 m of worsted weight yarn
• C3: Approx 4 yds / 4 m of worsted weight yarn
• C4: Approx 3 yds / 4 m of worsted weight yarn
• C5: Approx 3 yds / 4 m of worsted weight yarn

Sample featured in:
• 1 skein each of Plucky Knitter Halo (100% cashmere;
215 yd / 197 m per 60 g) in In A Jif (MC1), and Toasted Coconut (MC2).
• 1 skein each of Plucky Knitter Halo Worsted (100% cashmere; 115 yd / 105 m per 60 g) in Morticia (C1), Corduroy (C2), Night Light (C3), Peep Toes (C4), and Sockeye (C5).

Other recommended Plucky Knitter fingering bases:
• Bello
• Groovy, Baby!
• Oxford
• Phoebe
• Primo Fingering
• Snug Fingering
• Trusty Fingering

Other recommended Plucky Knitter worsted bases: • Cachet
• Cormo
• Scholar
• Snug Worsted
• Trusty
• Yakpaca

GAUGE
18 sts and 24 rounds = 4” in 3x2 ribbing, blocked but unstretched

NEEDLES
Needles listed is suggested. Always take time to swatch.
• Gauge Needle: Size US 8 (5 mm) 16” circular (circ) and double pointed needles (dpns)—or size necessary to obtain gauge
• Smaller Needle: Size US 6 (4 mm) 16” cm circular needle or three sizes down from Gauge Needle

TOOLS
Stitch marker, and pom pom (not required, but recommended)

NOTES
• Hat is knit in the round from the bottom up.
• Hat uses both fingering weight and worsted weight yarns. Fingering weight yarn is held doubled for marling.