Skyhill Hat by Emily Foden
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Skyhill Hat

October 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Hat Reversible Columns
US 8 - 5.0 mm
619 yards (566 m)
1 (2, 3, 4)

Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4)

Finished circumference: 42.5 (48, 53.5, 58.5) cm / 17 (19, 21, 23)”
Models both wear size 2.

Yarn: Viola Shadow DK (DK weight; 50% Polwarth, 35% Wensleydale, 15% Zwartbles; 283 m / 308 yds per 100 g skein)

Shades (Short Hat):
Yarn A: Down to the Wire; 1 skein
Yarn B: Silver Birch; 1 skein
Shades (Tall Hat):
Yarn A: Frozen Earth; 1 skein
Yarn B: Pebble; 1 skein

Gauge: 19 sts & 32 rounds = 10 cm / 4” over Hat Reversible Columns Pattern on 5 mm needles, with 1 strand each of yarns A and B held together, after blocking

Needles: 5 mm / US 8 knitting needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round

Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: 1 stitch marker, 1 locking stitch marker, scrap yarn or stitch holder, tapestry needle

Notes: The Skyhill Hat is knit in the round, using slipped sts on the RS and WS of work to create a three-dimensional fabric. Slipped stitches form vertical lines, and are staggered from RS to WS, a smart detail that stands out on the turned up brim of the hat. Bobbles adorn the crown and a little optional tassel finishes off the hat. Double stranded Shadow DK is beautiful marled or using two strands of the same colour.