Scrappy Smarled by Tif Neilan

Scrappy Smarled

Knitting
February 2020
yarn held together
DK
+ DK
+ Fingering
= Bulky (7 wpi) ?
12.5 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in twisted stockinette
US 11 - 8.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
190 - 380 yards (174 - 347 m)
toddler, child small, child regular / adult regular, adult large
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The “Scrappy-Smarled” slouch hat is a stash-buster beanie, knit holding multiple strands together to achieve a playful “smarl”. The stitch pattern creates a fun texture play which further emphasizes the combination of colors.

This slouchy-fit beanie is designed to utilize yarn leftover “scraps” and is offered in five sizes ranging from toddler - adult large.

Sizing
toddler, child small, child regular / adult regular, adult large

Finished hat size - unstretched
15 (16, 18, 19, 20.5)” / 38 (41, 46, 48, 52) cm
intended to fit with 1-3” (3 - 8 cm) negative ease from actual head size.

Suggested Yarn & Requirements
3 or more colors required.
• For a Light-Bulky weight hat, choose (2) colors in DK weight plus (1 or more!) contrasting color(s) in fingering weight.
• For a Heavy-Worsted / Aran weight hat, choose (2) main colors in fingering weight plus (1 or more!) contrasting color(s) in fingering weight.

Sample was knit in a combination of: Olann Yarns DK tweed, (Main C1) Primrose Yarn DK, (Main C2) and a variety of (7) fingering weight scraps to make up the Contrast Colors.
Use as many or as few contrast colors as you’d like. Pattern will suggest CC changes as knit in sample.

Main C1 (MC 1) DK or Fingering weight
60 (75, 90, 105, 120) yards / 55 (75, 82, 96, 110) meters

Main C2 (MC 2) DK or Fingering weight
60 (75, 90, 105, 120) yards / 55 (75, 82, 96, 110) meters

Contrast Colors (CC s) Fingering weight

  • 70 (86, 105, 120, 140) yards/ * 64 (79, 96, 110, 128) meters
  • Total for all contrast colors. Divide between number of CC(s) being used.

Needles & Notions
Size US 9/ 5.5 mm 16” circular &
Size US 11/ 8 mm 16” circular or sizes needed to obtain gauge
32” circular or longer length cord to work magic loop method for decreases
US Size 11 (8 mm) double pointed needles dpns or size needed for gauge
Beginning of round stitch marker
Darning needle to weave in ends

Gauge
12.5 sts/ 16 rounds per 4” (10 cm) in twisted stockinette (on size US 11/ 8 mm)