Pyramid Hike Hat by Tressa Weidenaar

Pyramid Hike Hat

October 2020
Sport (12 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in charted pattern
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
145 - 190 yards (133 - 174 m)
Adult Small, Medium, Large
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The hike to the top of Pyramid is a well known hike in Gallup, New Mexico. Looming over the land, Pyramid can be seen from a long ways off and is always a welcome sight when traveling home from far away places.

This hat is a color-work hat using two contrasting colors. It features Recollect from The Farmers Daughter Fibers but can be made with any sport weight yarn.

Difficulty Level
Intermediate/Adventurous Beginner: Familiar with knitting in the round, able to work with double pointed needles (or other small circumference knitting methods), familiar with reading color-work charts.

Skills Required
Cast on, working in the round on circular needles, working from charts, stranded color-work, working with double pointed needles (or other small circumference knitting methods).

Finished Measurements
Circumference: 17”, 43 cm
Height: 8”, 20 cm
Circumference: 18.5”, 47 cm
Height: 8.5”, 21.5 cm
Circumference: 20”, 51 cm
Height: 9”, 23 cm

26 sts and 28 rounds = 4” (10 cm) in charted pattern

US Size 3 (3.25 mm) and 4 (3.50 mm), 16” circular needles.
US Size 4 (3.50 mm) double pointed needles.
Sport weight yarn in two contrasting colors.

Approximate Yardage
Main Color: 70 yds (64 m). Contrasting Color: 75 yds (68.5 m).
Main Color: 80 yds (73 m). Contrasting Color: 80 yds (73 m).
Main Color: 81 yds (74 m). Contrasting Color: 108 yds (99 m).