Hilla Hat by Alexis Winslow

Hilla Hat

November 2017
The Alpaca Yarn Company Classic Alpaca (100% baby alpaca; 110yd/50g ball)
DK (11 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch Colorwork Pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
169 - 202 yards (155 - 185 m)
19 1⁄4 (23)” around head (ribbing on brim is tighter for snug t)
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This eye-catching hat features a playful geometric Fair Isle motif and a wide brim that can be folded up for added warmth, or left unfolded for a more casual slouchy style. The hat is worked in the round from a chart that features easy to understand integrated crown shaping, and comes in two sizes.

The pattern is named after the in influential German photographer Hilla Becher (1934-2015), who is known for her straightforward depictions of post-war industrial structures in black and white.

19 1⁄4 (23)” around head (ribbing on brim is tighter for snug fit)
9 1⁄4” length with brim folded down
For best fit, select size about 2” smaller than head circumference.
Size 19 1⁄4” shown on model with 22” head circumference.