Plume Hat (fingering version) by September Knits

Plume Hat (fingering version)

Knitting
July 2020
yarn held together
Sport
+ Light Fingering
+ Lace
= DK (11 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 49 rows = 4 inches
in 1x1 rib using 3.00 mm/US# 2 after blocking in fingering weight yarn
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
3.5 mm (E)
292 - 505 yards (267 - 462 m)
Baby (Toddler, Child, Adult Small/Medium, Adult Large)
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Please help me celebrate the release of my newest hat pattern, Plume Hat (Fingering weight)! This hat is a part of a collection put together by The Farmers Daughter Fibers. The collection is called Wood & Smoke. To purchase the whole collection, please purchase from here

You can purchase this pattern individually in my Ravelry store here.

This pattern uses both Crochet and Knitting

Get both the DK and Fingering version of the Plume Hat for the price of one by adding both patterns to your chart at checkout.

My love for crochet and knitting continues to grow, and I am completely in love with mixing them. In this design, I mixed the beauty and elasticity of simple knit ribbing with a warm and addicting crochet stitch - the puff stitch. This hat is so fun to make and wear. It’s very warm and perfect for a colder weather hat.

Pattern Construction: This hat begins with knitting the brim worked in 1x1 ribbing using a woolen spun fingering weight yarn. The ribbing is long enough to be folded. This adds to its fit and warmth. Suri Alpaca is then joined and knit in the round for a couple of times before beginning the crochet section. Crochet puff stitches are then worked in the round to make the body of the hat. Crochet decreases are made to create the crown. You can make a pompom to add to the top of the hat or not.

Difficulty Level:
Intermediate knitter and crocheter: Maker is comfortable with knitting and crocheting.

Skills Needed:
Knitting skills needed are: knowledge of basic knit stitches: Long-tail Cast On, ribbing and stockinette, and knitting with yarns held double.
Crocheting skills needed are: knowledge of basic crochet stitches: chain st, yarn overs, puff stitch, and decreases.

Materials:
For hat only, pompom not included

For Brim: The Farmer’s Daughter Fiber’s, Soka’pii, single ply fingering weight yarn, 100% Rambouillet, 248 yards/50 grams. Sample shown in Winter Wolf, 1 (1, 1, 1, 1) skein

For Hat Body: The Farmer’s Daughter Fiber’s, ‘Oh Dang!’ 74% Suri Alpaca and 26% Silk, this fiber ends up filling out a bit heavier than a lace weight. 328 yards/50 grams. Sample shown in Elk Antler 1 (1, 1, 1, 1) skein
&
Spincycle Yarns, Dyed in the Wool, heavy fingering/sport weight, 100% American Superwash Wool, 200 yards/50 grams. Sample shown in Cold Comfort, 1 (1, 1, 1, 2) skeins

Yardage/Meterage Needed for Hat only:
Baby (Toddler, Child, Adult Small/Medium, Adult Large)
Fingering Weight Yarn
192 (223, 250, 276, 335) yards
176 (204, 229, 253, 307) meters

Suri Alpaca Silk Lace Weight Yarn
100 (105 115, 132, 150) yards
92 (97, 106, 121, 138) meters

NOTE: Yardage/meterage used is dependent on matching your gauge to pattern. Yardage/meterage given above is for the hat only, not the pompom.

Needles & Hook: 3.0 mm/US# 2, 16 in/40 cm circular, or size needed to obtain
gauge for ribbing
3.75 mm/US# 5, 16 in/40 cm circular, or size needed to obtain gauge for body of hat
3.50 mm/E-4, crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge for body of hat

Notions: 1 locking stitch marker to denote bor m
Tapestry needle
Blocking mat & blocking pins or wires

Size Information: Wood and Smoke Hat has a snug folded ribbed brim and a looser body. This pattern was written for fingering weight and Suri Alpaca lace weight held double in the hat body. Samples are shown in Adult Small/Medium with head circumference of 22.25 in/56.5 cm.

To fit head circumferences:
Baby (Toddler, Child, Adult Small/Medium, Adult Large)
16 (17.5, 19, 21, 23) in
41 (44.5, 48, 53, 58) cm

Finished Measurements:
A: Unstretched brim circumference: 14 (14.5, 16, 17, 18) in/35.5 (37, 41, 43, 46) cm
B: Unstretched hat body circumference: 15 (16, 18, 19, 20) in/38 (40.5, 46, 48, 51) cm;
C: Height with folded brim: 6 (7, 7.5, 8.25, 9) in/15 (18, 19, 21, 23) cm, or desired height.

Gauge: 28 sts/49 rounds= 4 in/10 cm in 1x1 rib using 3.00 mm/US# 2 after blocking in fingering weight yarn

8.5 sts/8.5 rounds= 4 in/10 cm in crochet puff stitch pattern on using 3.50 mm/E-4, crochet hook after blocking in fingering weight yarn & suri alpaca lace held double.

Credits and Thanks:
Model: @stormieperdash
Photography: @laurenlphoto
Yarn: @thefarmersdaughterfibers and @spincycleyarns
Tech Editing: Tian Connaughton
Graphic Design: Kara Watkins
Thanks to all my amazing Test knitters!