August 2012
yarn held together
22 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking/Stockingette Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
164 - 273 yards (150 - 250 m)
XS [S, M, L] to fit approx head circumference of 18 [20, 22, 24] in / 46 [51, 56, 61] cm
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未明 MIMEI : Japanese for (n) early dawn, grey of morning. Dawn breaks as the night recedes.

The double hem to this hat provides a visual frame to the face with a little slouch to the crown for a stylish silhouette.

Two variations of the design are detailed in the pattern:

Model A is cleverly worked in stocking stitch in the round but turned inside out upon completion to display the beautiful ombre effect with softly textured reverse stocking stitch.

Model B is worked in stocking stitch in the round for the perfect for all seasons hat.

The written pattern provides detailed instructions, along with photos and schematic. The hat is seamless, worked inside out and in the round.

Technical Details
Yarns suggested
Brooklyn Tweed LOFT
Habu Textiles A1 2/17 Tsumugi (held doubled)
Shibui Knits Staccato
Shibui Knits Cima (held doubled)
Yarn weight
Fingering/4 ply
22 stitches and 35 rows in 4″ / 10cm in Rev St St/St St
Needle size
US 6 – 4.0 mm
Sizes available
XS S, M, L = 18 20, 22, 24” / 46 51, 56, 61cm
Size on model shown
M 22” (56cm) head circumference
Skill Level