Resist Hat by Jess Schreibstein

Resist Hat

Knitting
January 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
33 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
US 2 - 2.75 mm
350 - 450 yards (320 - 411 m)
Small (Large)
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

The Resist Hat is born of this moment, a statement of resistance against oppression, social injustice and abuse of power. It’s also a celebration of our democracy and solidarity. Show up. Raise your voice. Stand with community. Resist.

As of August 2019, the Resist Hat is available as a free Ravelry download. There are also new charts available that work within the pattern design – CLOSE THE CAMPS and CLIMATE ACTION NOW. Link to those charts in Google docs are available here.


Materials

  • Approximately 250 (300) yards of fingering weight yarn in Main Color (MC); 100 (150) yards in Contrasting Color (CC)
  • Quince & Co. Finch (100% American wool; 221 yds/50g)
  • 2 skeins in MC, 1 skein in CC

Shown in the following color pairings:

Honey (MC) and Canvas (CC)
Fox (MC) and Shell (CC)
Crow (MC) and Egret (CC)
Bark (MC) and Chanterelle (CC)
Delft (MC) and Frost (CC)

Needles

  • One 16” circular needle in Size US 2 (2.75 mm), or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Five double-pointed needles in Size US 2 (2.75 mm), or same size used in circulars to obtain gauge

Gauge

33 stitches and 38 rows = 4” in stranded colorwork pattern on US 2 (2.75 mm) needles, after blocking

Finished Measurements

  • Size Small: 17.5” circumference in stranded colorwork pattern (main body of hat), unstretched; 9.5” from base of brim to crown, unstretched
  • Size Large: 20.5” circumference in stranded colorwork pattern (main body of hat), unstretched; 10” from base of brim to crown, unstretched

Suggested ease: -2-3”