Knitting Season (hat) by Kate Davies Designs

Knitting Season (hat)

January 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in colourwork in the round
328 yards (300 m)
To fit head circumference: 51-56cm / 20-22in
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Knitting Season Hat

A slightly slouchy two-tone stranded colourwork beanie, featuring the Knitting Season motif

Kate Davies Designs Milarrochy Tweed (70% wool; 30% mohair; 100m / 109yds per 25g ball) in the following
A Bruce: 2 x 25g balls
B Hirst: 1 x 25g ball

Needles and notions
Below gauge-size circular needle, 40cm / 16in
Gauge-size circular needle, 40cm / 16in
Gauge-size needle(s) of your preferred type for working small circumferences
Stitch markers
Tapestry needle

28 sts and 34 rounds to 10cm / 4in over stranded colourwork in the round on gauge-size needle. Use 3.25mm / U.S. 3 needle as a starting point for swatching.

To fit head circumference: 51-56cm / 20-22in
Hat circumference (unstretched): 45.5cm / 18in
Height from brim to crown: 25.5cm / 10in

Pattern notes
This hat is worked from the bottom up, beginning with a few rounds of corrugated rib. The body and crown of the hat are then knitted following a colourwork chart.