The Emily Hat by Kimberly K. McAlindin

The Emily Hat

Knitting
November 2020
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in STOCKING STS
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
150 - 180 yards (137 - 165 m)
ONE SIZE
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The hat is named after my niece Emily who is an RN on the cardiac floor. The pretty brim is an easy slip stitch pattern that reminds me of an ekg. This pattern is written in three weights: Aran, Worsted and DK. Whip up a few of these hats and become a Holiday Hat Hero much like our everyday Medical Heroes…. like Emily.

MATERIALS
Yarn:
Aran Version: Hedgehog Fibres Merino Aran
182 yards 166 m 100 grams
Color used: Echo
Worsted Version: Hudson + West Co. Forge
235 yards 215 m 100 grams
Color used: Fawn
DK Version: Life In The Longgrass DK Twist
252 yards 230 m 115 grams
Color used: French lavender

Needles (suggested size):
Aran: US 5 3.75 mm and US 8 5.0mm in 16” 40 cm lengths.
Worsted: US 5 3.75 mm and US 8 5.0 mm in 16” 40cm lengths.
DK: US 3 3.25 mm and 6 4 mm 16” 40cm lengths.
** You will also need the larger needle size in a longer length for magic loop or double pointed needles for the top of the hat.

Gauge:
Aran: 16 sts and 24 rows over 4” 10 cm with larger needles.
Worsted: 16 sts and 32 rows over 4” 10 cm with larger needles.
DK: 21 sts and and 32 rows over 4” 10 cm with larger needles.

Notions:
Stitch marker, darning needle, fur Pom Pom (optional).

Yardage:
Yardage is estimated and may vary depending on yarn used, fiber content of yarn and any modifications to the original pattern (such as texture work or lace).
Aran: 150 yards 138 meters
Worsted 170 yards 155 meters
DK: 180 yards 165 meters