Open Road by Casey Day-Crosier

Open Road

Knitting
October 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
170 - 200 yards (155 - 183 m)
One Size Fits Most
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The Open Road hat was designed as an easy to wear, cozy hat to have as a staple in your wardrobe. The slipped stitch ribbed panel gives the hat interest while helping it do that important thing - stretch to fit many head sizes.

I’ve given instructions to make this a more fitted beanie or a slouchy version. There’s also a note on how to customize the length to fit what you prefer.

For both of my samples, I used Suburban Stitcher Merino DK.
Slouchy sample used approx. 170 yards in the Gothic color.
Beanie sample used approx. 140 yards in the Ballard color.

“Many times I’ve gazed along the open road” - Over the Hills and Far Away by Led Zeppelin