Sweet Spot Hat by Kayleen D. Watt

Sweet Spot Hat

Knitting
March 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in Lace Bias pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
140 - 280 yards (128 - 256 m)
15¾ (17¼, 18¾, 20¼)" circumference at brim, 7¾" tall

In a fire, the “sweet spot” is the hottest point in the flame; it lies just above the inner flame and inside the outer flame. In the Sweet Spot Hat, bias stripes spiral around to form a starburst at the crown. This hat is worked in the round from the bottom up.

Difficulty Easy

Yarn Weight 3

Finished Size 15¾ (17¼, 18¾, 20¼)" circumference at brim and 7¾" tall. Hat shown measures 18¾".

Yarn HiKoo CoBaSi DK (55% cotton, 21% elastic nylon, 16% bamboo, 8% silk; 140 yd 128 m/1¾ oz 50 g): #011 indigo, 1 (2, 2, 2) skein(s). Yarn distributed by Skacel.

Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm): 16" circular needle and set of double-pointed needles. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; tapestry needle.

Gauge 23 sts and 31 rnds = 4” in Lace Bias patt.

Notes

  • This hat is worked in the round from the bottom up.

  • Slip stitches knitwise with yarn in back.