Northeast Kingdom by Amy Christoffers

Northeast Kingdom

December 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
250 - 300 yards (229 - 274 m)
One size fits most
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Hat is worked from the bottom up in the round. Switch from circular to double pointed needles (or preferred method for working small circumferences) when working the crown shaping, when the stitches no longer fit comfortably around the circular needle.

Finished Measurements
19” around
9” from cast on to crown center

One size fits most

Approximately 300 yards fingering weight yarn: C1-75 yards, C2-50 yards, C3- 50 yards, C4-25, C5-50 yards

Shown here:
MC- Elemental Effects Shetland Fingering, 100% wool, 118 yards (107 m)/25g 2 hanks ‘Emsket’

Elemental Effects Shetland Fingering Mini skein, 100% wool, 20 yards (18 m)/25g
1 hank each:
CC1- ‘Pumpkin Spice’ #029
CC2- ‘Sandlewood’ #011
CC3- ‘Red Plum’ #06
CC4- ‘Purple’ #015
CC5- ‘Violet’ #024

Only a small amount of the 2nd skein of the MC is used. to make this hat with 1 skein of MC work only 2 1/2” of the brim then continue the pattern as written.

16” US 2/2.75mm circular needle for ribbing
16” US 3/3.25mm: circular needles for hat.
A set of 4 or 5 US 3/3.25mm double pointed needles for crown.

Notions required
1 Stitch marker, tapestry needle.

30 stitches x 32 rows= 4” in Stockinette Stitch on larger