The Science Camp Hat by Kavitha Raman

The Science Camp Hat

Knitting
July 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Mock Brioche Rib stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
100 - 180 yards (91 - 165 m)
Height/Circumference Small 8”/10.5", Medium 10”/14.5”, Large 11.75”/18”
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THE SCIENCE CAMP HAT is a simple all-over ribbing hat that can count as a basic staple in your wardrobe.

It uses the mock brioche rib stitch (which has plain knits and purls only) that gives a fuller and squishier garment than the regular rib stitch. The ribbing is very elastic and makes it a comfortable fit for a variety of head sizes.

I started making this hat at the time when my older one was all set to go to her first science camp. First stay away from home is such a big deal for our little ones.
While I was struggling with my own mixed emotions of seeing my little one take a big step, it was soothing to knit this steadily flowing hat. I hope you enjoy the pattern as much as I did and make one for your loved one who is about to take a big step. :-)

This design was done in collaboration with Knitcircus yarns. I had the pleasure of working with their beautiful gradient yarn.

SIZING
Small(Medium, Large)

YARDAGE 95/86(165/151,225/205)yards/meters of worsted weight yarn.

FINISHED HEIGHT
8”( 10”, 11.75)

FINISHED CIRCUMFERENCE 10.5”(15”,18”)

GAUGE
23 sts & 32 rows = 4”/10cm in pattern
22 sts & 32 rows = 4”/10cm in st st

NEEDLE
3.75mm/US #7 circular needle,
minimum 16”/ 40cm.
YARN USED IN SAMPLE
Knitcircus Ringmaster, 100% Superwash Merino
Worsted(185yards/100g).

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