Polar Vortex Hat - A Gateway to Brioche Knitting by The Knit Cafe Toronto

Polar Vortex Hat - A Gateway to Brioche Knitting

December 2017
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
11.5 stitches = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 11 - 8.0 mm
65 - 114 yards (59 - 104 m)
toddler, child, adult small-medium, adult large
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If you are new to brioche knitting or even if you are an expert you will enjoy this fast knit. The Polar Vortex Hat is knit in a bulky yarn for extra cushy stitches and of course extra warmth. This pattern includes sizing from toddler to adult large and a picture tutorial to further explain brioche stitching to the uninitiated. Enjoy!

Materials: 1, (1, 1, 2) skein Lichen and Lace 80/20 Bulky (76y)
8mm, 40cm circular needle or preferred needle for working a small circumference in the round
Darning needle and stitch marker
Gauge in stocking stitch: 11.5 sts per 10cm on 8mm needle
Gauge in brioche stitch: 12.5 sts per 10cm on 8mm needle

Sizes: toddler (child, adult small-medium, adult large)
Finished dimensions: 33, (36, 38, 41) cm/ 13, (14, 15 16) inches
Stretches to fit up to: 48.5, (51, 56, 58.5) cm/ 19, (20, 22, 23) inches