Homesteader Hat by Selah Yarn Co.

Homesteader Hat

Knitting
April 2024
Selah Yarn Co. 3-Ply DK 100% Alpaca
DK (11 wpi) ?
22.5 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Broken Rib
US 4 - 3.5 mm
250 - 300 yards (229 - 274 m)
Small (Medium, Large)
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The Homesteader Hat is a broken ribbed beanie that will quickly become everyone’s favorite. The easily memorized stitch pattern produces a wonderfully squishy and stretchy fabric to accommodate everyone in the family! You can easily modify this pattern by adjusting the brim and/or the length to give you a perfect fitting hat!

Construction
Worked in the round from the bottom up starting with the brim. After working 2x2 ribbing to created a folded double brim, you will then begin working the body of the hat in the broken rib pattern repeat. As written the hat has a semi-slouchy fit but is easily modified to fit your personal preference.

Needles & Notions
-US4 / 3.5mm 16” circular needle (or your preferred needle for working in the round) or size needed to obtain gauge.
-US4 / 3.5mm DPNS / long circular needle.
-8 Stitch markers (one being a unique BOR marker).
-Darning needle.
-Pom Pom (optional).

Yarn
2 skeins DK weight yarn - Selah Yarn Co. 3-Ply DK 100% Alpaca
You can easily make this hat using only 1 skein by decreasing the brim length and reducing the hat length to be more fitting on the head.

Sizing
Available in sizes Small (Medium, Large), to be worn with approximately 3-5” (8cm - 12.7cm) negative ease.

To Fit Actual Head Circumference:
17-19 (20-22, 23-25)” / 43-48 (51-56, 58-64)cm

Additional Notes:

This pattern has been tech edited and test knit.

Brim can be modified to a standard brim by only working ribbing for 1 (2, 2)“ / 3 (5, 5)cm (or your preferred length).

As written, the hat has a semi-slouchy fit. For a more fitted hat begin decreasing for the crown 1-2” / 3-5cm sooner than called for in the pattern.