Golden Hat by Theresa Shingler

Golden Hat

December 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Using smaller needles on brim stitch pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
143 - 252 yards (131 - 230 m)
Child (Adult S,(M, L)) to fit head circumference 46 (51, 56, 61) cm [18 (20, 22, 24) inches] – designed to fit with no ease
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Golden Hat is a split brim hat in a simple, twisted, cable-like stitch with a slouchy, open-work cable spiral crown.
The brim is worked flat, after which the work is joined in the round and the spiral crown is worked ending with decreases.

Golden Hat is a relatively simple pattern suitable for an advanced beginner. It uses twisted stitches, stitches worked out of sequence, yarn overs and simple decreases.

The Golden Hat pattern has been professionally tech edited and test knit - I would hope therefore that it is error free, however no one is perfect, please get in touch if you have any queries or suspect that there might be an error.

Thank you to my wonderful test knitters CrochetEtMoi brncow and ftmhling, this is a better pattern for your help - many thanks.

131 (158,192, 230)m 143(172, 210, 251) yards of heavy worsted weight / aran yarn
Samples used Malabrigo Worsted – Frank Ochre

26 sts and 30 rows to 10cm 4 inches in Brim stitch pattern using smaller needles

4.00, 4.5mm US Size 6, 7 needles or size needed to obtain gauge. (Use double points, magic loop, 30 cm 12 inch circular, or two circulars to work the crown circumference according to preference.

Yarn Needle, Stitch Marker

Child (Adult S,(M, L)) to fit head circumference 46 (51, 56, 61) cm 18 (20, 22, 24) inches – designed to fit with no ease