Ringfort Hat by The Queen of Purls

Ringfort Hat

Knitting
March 2018
The Queen of Purls Hand Dyed Alchemy
Aran (8 wpi) ?
9 stitches and 15 rows = 2 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
175 - 182 yards (160 - 166 m)
Adult - one size, but easily adjustable
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

The Ringfort Hat is designed to use one skein of Queen of Purls Hand Dyed Alchemy Yarn. A simple garter and stockinette stitch hat to show off the beautiful mottled gradient colourway. The hat is reversible so you can choose to wear it either way round. Top it off with a giant removable pom pom to complete the look. It’s easy to wear and cosy!
Yarn
Queen of Purls Hand Dyed Alchemy, Aran Weight, 166m/100g skein, 100% Organic Merino, pattern uses the colourway Moby Dick.

Size
Adult head 58cm - 62cm. The size of the hat is easily adjusted by adding or removing pattern repeats and adding or removing rounds in the stockinette section before the crown decreases.

Gauge
Working in the round in stockinette Stitch & after blocking.
9sts x 15rows = 5cm x 5cm

Needle & Notions
4.50mm 40cm circular needle and 4.50mm DPNs, or 4.50mm 80cm circular needle for working Magic Loop.
Stitch marker
Large pom pom maker

Finished Measurements
58cm circumference at brim x 23cm depth