Painting Honeycombs Hat by Stephen West

Painting Honeycombs Hat

January 2021
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in rib pattern using smaller needles before blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
250 yards (229 m)
One Size
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Gather a colorful palette of DK weight yarns to knit this cozy slip stitch hat. Combine one skein for the main color with a variety of color pops and paint with colors. Only one color is worked at a time as you slip stitches, so the knitting is very easy. Pop a pom pom onto the top and enjoy your new Westknits hat!

Collect your West Wool Tandem colors here!

Finished Measurements: 20” / 51cm brim circumference. 9” / 23cm from brim to top of hat when the brim is folded. Shown on a 21.5” / 55cm head circumference.

Yarn: DK weight

Yardage: MC - 190yds / 174m
CC - about 60yds / 55m total

8 CC’s are featured in the sample. You will have enough yarn if you have about 10yds / 9m of each CC

Shown in: West Wool Tandem

Light Gray Hat
MC - Pebble (light gray)
CC’s - Grass Green, Glass, Prince, Mariniere, Berry, Beatrix, Kardemumma, Green Olive

Use as many CC’s as you like. The pattern features 8 CC honeycomb stripes.

Needles: US 4 / 3.5mm circular in 40” / 100cm length or 1 size smaller than main needle
US 5 / 3.75mm circular in 40” / 100cm length or size needed to obtain gauge

Notions: 1 stitch marker, tapestry needle
Magic loop method is used for knitting in the rnd.

Gauge: 22 sts & 40 rnds = 4” / 10cm in rib pattern using smaller needles before blocking