New Growth Hat by Andrea Cull

New Growth Hat

by Andrea Cull
March 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 1 - 2.25 mm
425 yards (389 m)
17½" circumference at brim; 8" tall.
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The New Growth Hat is inspired by the regenerative powers of wildfire. Through fire’s destruction come bright, tiny bundles of growth nurtured by the nutrients deposited in the soil. This hat is knitted from the bottom up.

Difficulty Intermediate

Yarn Weight 1

Finished Size 17½“ circumference at brim; 8” tall.

Yarn Mrs. Crosby Train Case (55% superwash merino wool, 30% Outlast viscose, 15% nylon; 425 yd 389 m/3½ oz 100 g): crème fraîche, 1 skein.

Needles Size 1 (2.25 mm): 16” circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle; embroidery needle; DMC Six-Strand Cotton Embroidery Floss (100% cotton; 8¾ yd 8 m/ skein): #581 (green), 2 skeins; #3848 (blue), #741 (light orange), and #3853 (dark orange), 1 skein each.

Gauge 32 sts and 42 rnds = 4” in St st.

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  • This hat is worked in the round from the bottom up.

  • For all embroidery stitches except lazy daisy, hold floss double.

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