Loey

Knitting
December 2017
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 13 rows = 4 inches
US 13 - 9.0 mm
US 19 - 15.0 mm
75 - 80 yards (69 - 73 m)
One size (Adult)
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Winter Hat Series - Season One

I’ve always loved herringbone stitch. I’ve always drooled over skeins of Malabrigo Rasta. I’ve always wanted to combine the two. Enter: Loey. It is perfect for you texture-obsessed, chunky- hat-wearers out there. A day project that makes for the perfect gift…or a present to yourself!

Notes:

  1. This hat is cast on at the brim. Decreases are made towards the top and the final stitches are cinched together with the remaining yarn.
  2. Please read the detailed notes provided about herringbone stitch. You should be comfortable with the stitch pattern and the skills required to begin a new row in the round before proceeding.
  3. Place a stitch marker to help you recognize the beginning of a new row. If your stitch markers do not fit on the larger needles, you can make one with some smooth scrap yarn.
  4. I attached a fur pom to the top of my hat. If you want to make a yarn pom, you will need an additional skein of yarn.

Yarn and notions:
- Approximately 80 yards/133 grams of super bulky yarn
Suggested yarn: Malabrigo Rasta (90 yards/150 grams). Colorways: Coronilla (brown) and Teal Feather (blue)

  • US Size 13 (9.0 mm) 16 inch circulars
  • US Size 19 (15.0 mm) 24 inch circulars
  • US Size 19 (15.0 mm) double pointed needles (or the largest DPNs you have available – see detailed notes within the pattern)
  • A stitch marker
  • Tapestry needle and scissors
  • Fur pom or yarn pom (optional)

Gauge:
Approximately 8 stitches per 4 inches of stockinette with smaller needles. Please read the detailed notes provided in pattern regarding gauge in Herringbone stitch.

Dimensions:
Approximately 16-18 inch circumference prior to stretching with smaller needles. Hat is approximately 10-11 inches tall without the pom.

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