Quinault Hat by Martha Wissing

Quinault Hat

Knitting
November 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
Circumference – 17 (19-21)" (43[48-53] cm)
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The Quinault hat was inspired by the tall majestic pine trees in the Olympic National Forest.

This hat is knitted in the round from the bottom up. The stranded color work instructions are both charted and written, line by line.

Finished measurements
Circumference – 17 (19-21)“ (4348-53 cm)
Length – 8½” (21.6 cm)

Materials
1 Hank each BERROCO MERCADO (100 grs / 164 yds), #4107 Fumar (MC) and 4140 Verde (CC) OR
1 Hank each BERROCO MERCADO (100 grs / 164 yds), #4153 Augar Marina (MC) and 4103 Playa (CC)
16” Length circular knitting needle, size 10 (6 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
16” Length circular knitting needle, size 9 (5.5 mm)
Set of double pointed knitting needles, (dpn) size 10 (6 mm)
Stitch marker

Gauge
17 sts = 4” (10.2 cm); 22 rnds = 4” (10.2 cm)in St st
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

Color work pattern is Escher Trees from the Alterknit Stitch Dictionary by Andrea Rangel.