Rudbeckia Hat by Andrea Mowry

Rudbeckia Hat

March 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
19.5 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch in the Round, After Blocking
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
196 yards (179 m)
18in/46cm (19.5in/50cm) Unstretched Brim Circumference
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This hat is all about the texture and playing with blending colors! It is addicting to knit as you move from one fun stitch pattern to the next. The different textures play well together to form a flattering slouchy style hat. Easy to knit in a weekend, and wearable all year round - you’ll love it on your needles, and even more on your head!

Sizes: Small (Large) Sample shown in size Large

Yarn: 2 skeins Light DK or Sport Weight in varying colors, Main Color - 40g/112yd Contrast Color - 30g/84yd

Suggested Yarn: Snoqualmie Valley Yarn Light DK (100g/280yd), 1 skein each of (MC) Rudbeckia, (CC) Red Cabbage

Needles: Size US5/3.75mm & US6/4mm - 16in/40cm circular recommended & US6/4mm dpns for crown shaping

Notions: Scissors, tapestry needle, and a row counter is highly recommended.

Gauge (measured over stockinette stitch in the round after blocking): 19.5 sts and 26 rows = 4 in/ 10 cm, using larger needles.

Finished Measurements: Unstretched Brim Circumference 18in/46cm (19.5in/50cm); Height 9.75in/25cm

Techniques To Indulge In: Knitting in the round, diagonal ribbing, two color brioche in the round, two color tweed, texture, decreasing, crown shaping