PB Sandwich Hat by Shana S. Cohen

PB Sandwich Hat

Knitting
August 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round on larger needles after blocking
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
230 - 280 yards (210 - 256 m)
Circumference: 18”, 19”, 20”, 21” (46, 49, 51, 53 cm), Beanie: 8" (20 cm) tall, Slouchy: 10.5" (27 cm) tall
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For me, a peanut butter sandwich is the ultimate comfort food. Fresh bread and a layer of peanut butter create a simple and irresistible combination. Looking for the peanut butter sandwich of hats? Look no further! This simple design has a tight fitting brim and looser fabric for the main body of the hat. It has an accent color on the inside of the brim, and a rapid 8-point crown decrease. It is knit from the brim up to the crown in fingering weight yarn.

YARN:
Fingering weight / heavy fingering weight sock yarn, such as Six and Seven Fiber Alfalfa base: 382 yards (349 m) per 100 g, 80 % Superwash Merino Wool, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon. Use any fingering weight yarn you like to achieve the suggested gauge.

MC: 200, 212, 224, 236 yd (183, 194, 205, 216) m
Yardage estimate for MC is for slouchy length. Beanie length will use about 80% of this estimate.
CC: (32, 32, 32, 36) yd (29, 29, 29, 33 m)

This includes a 10% buffer based on my sample yarn usage.

Sample is shown in Adult S/M, slouchy length, and used 195 yards (178 m) of colorway Harvest 004 for MC and 31 yards (28 m) of colorway Silent Night for CC.

GAUGE:
24 stitches & 36 rounds = 4” (10 cm) on larger needles in stockinette stitch after blocking
NOTE: size is given for body of hat. The brim will be a little tighter due to the smaller needle size.

SIZES:
Child S/M, Child M/L, Adult S/M, Adult M/L
Circumference: 18”, 19”, 20”, 21” (46, 49, 51, 53 cm)
Choose a size 2-3” (5-8 cm) smaller than your head size for a snug fit.
Beanie: 8” (20 cm) tall / Slouchy: 10.5” (27 cm) tall

TOOLS:
US 2 (2.75 mm) circular needle, 16” (40 cm) or 2 sizes smaller than main body needle
US 4 (3.5 mm) circular needle, 16” (40 cm) and 32” (80 cm) for magic loop crown decreases, or double pointed needles for crown decreases or size needed to get gauge
Additional needle in smaller size
Crochet hook of similar size for provisional cast on
Waste yarn for provisional cast on
8 removable stitch markers, one unique to beginning of round
Tapestry needle

Tech editing: Bronwyn Hahn
Test Knitting: Jen A., Christen C., Kim D., Jenn H., Rebecca H., Amy K., Heather P., Louise R., Amy S., Lauren S.