Lighter than Air Head-Hugger Hat by robin nickerson

Lighter than Air Head-Hugger Hat

December 2012
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5 stitches = 1 inch
in 1x1 ribbing
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
220 yards (201 m)
S, M, L fits head sizes:(18", 20", 22")
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Made up in Reverie Worsted (blue) and Wool of the Andes Worsted (white). Uses less than 1 skein of each color.
This spiral design in 2 colors unites the smooth, sturdy texture of WOTA with the lofty softness of Reverie for a super-light, super-warm, and super-stylish Winter hat. The 1x1 ribbing in WOTA transitions into a slip stitch spiral pattern on garter-stitch Reverie, ending with a dramatic white star-shape on the crown.

This design assumes the knitter has prior experience with knitting in the round, working with stranded (fair isle) knitting, and using crossed (cabled) stitches.