The Glen Abbey Hat by cold comfort knits

The Glen Abbey Hat

Knitting
June 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Grid Pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
210 - 220 yards (192 - 201 m)
One Size (Average Adult).
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THE GLEN ABBEY HAT
The Glen Abbey Hat is a knitted representation of the cold comfort knits design philosophy: gorgeous natural yarns + clean lines and patterns = modern, wearable hand-knits. But being wearable isn’t enough—as knitters, we also want our projects to be enjoyable. The Glen Abbey Hat won’t disappoint. Not only is the yarn is a delight to work with, but the pattern can be quickly and easily committed to memory, for an engaging, yet relaxing, knitting experience.


YARN
Approximately 160 yds / 145 m of a light-DK pure alpaca, or alpaca-blend, yarn.
Shown in Cascade Yarns Eco Alpaca (100% Natural Un-dyed Alpaca; 218 yds / 200 m / 100 g).

NEEDLES
Size US 5 (3.75 mm) 16” / 40 cm circular needle (ribbing, body).
Size US 5 (3.75 mm) double-pointed needles x4 (crown).

GAUGE
28 stitches & 32 rounds = 4” (10 cm) in 1 x 1 Ribbing.
26 stitches & 40 rounds = 4” (10 cm) in Grid Pattern.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
16” (40 cm) circumference x 7.25” (18.5 cm) length. To fit approx. 22” (56 cm) head circumference.

FIND YOUR PERFECT FIT
The stitch & round multiples on which The Glen Abbey Hat is based are now included in the pattern. For less experienced knitters who want to make a different size, the math is now provided. More experienced knitters can use this same information to make decisions about yarn substitution, gauge etc. I hope this helps empower you to understand your knitting better and to find your perfect fit!

Errata (2017 version): After working Rnd 9 of the crown shaping you should have 22 sts.