Thyme Hat

by Sarah Solomon – Into the Wool
January 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in charted pattern with largest needles
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
394 yards (360 m)
18¼ (19½)" circumference at brim and 12½" tall. Hat shown measures 18¼".
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Knitted in the round from the bottom to the crown, the Thyme Hat is made with a worsted merino-yak yarn. This super-warm, smooth yarn gives the hat’s ribbing and cables beautiful definition. A tubular cast-on creates a stretchy brim and professional-quality finish.

Difficulty Level Intermediate

Yarn Weight 4

Finished Size 18¼ (19½)“ circumference at brim and 12½” tall. Hat shown measures 18¼“.

Yarn The Yarn Collective Hudson Worsted (85% merino wool, 15% yak; 197 yd (180 m)/3½ oz (100 g)): #402 Taconic smoke, 2 skeins. Yarn distributed by LoveKnitting.

Needles Sizes 3 (3.25 mm) and 5 (3.75 mm): 16” circular (cir). Size 8 (5 mm): 16” cir and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker (m); waste yarn for provisional CO; cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.

Gauge 28 sts and 23 rnds = 4” in charted patt on largest needle.

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