Hatstraction by Heather Walpole

Hatstraction

Knitting
September 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
190 - 250 yards (174 - 229 m)
19.5 (21, 22.5)" around; 9" high
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Meet Hatstraction, an abstraction distraction. Knit this funky feast for the eyes in your favorite three shades of Wooly Worsted yarn. Use two high-contrast shades for the patterned base and pop the top with a complementary color to really make the whole hat go wild!

Other color combinations might be: Teal and Aquamarine topped with Red Poppy. Sapphire and Sky Blue topped with Saffron. Black Licorice and Vanilla topped with Soft Sage. There’s so many fun options! Take a look at the Wooly Worsted color wheel.

Sizes: Small (Medium, Large)

Finished measurements: 19.5 (21, 22.5)“ around; 9” high

Yarn: Ewe Ewe Wooly Worsted, 95 yards,
Color A: 1 skein (80 Indigo)
Color B: 1 skein (85 Lavender)
Color C: 1 skein (25 Orange Peel)

Needles: US 7 (4.5 mm) 16” circular knitting needles; US 7 (4.5 mm) double-pointed knitting needles

Supplies: 1 stitch marker, darning needle, pom pom maker

Gauge: 20 sts to 4” in st st after blocking.