Torque Hat by karinknits designs

Torque Hat

February 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
29 stitches and 43 rows = 4 inches
in charted patt
US 3 - 3.25 mm
445 yards (407 m)
19.25" circumference before installing snap and 7.25 (8.75)" tall
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This pattern is available from for $6.50.

The textured, casual Torque Hat is available in slouch and beanie styles suitable for any road nomad. The band is worked in half linen stitch and is adjustable when paired with a leather snap closure.

Difficulty Easy

Finished Size 19.25” circumference before installing snap and 7.25 (8.75)“ tall. Blue hat shown measures 7.25” tall and gray hat shown measures 8.75” tall.

Yarn Manos del Uruguay Alegría (75% superwash merino wool, 25% polyamide; 445 yd/3.5 oz): #A2419 blueberry or #A2540 kohl (gray), 1 skein. Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers.

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

Notions Markers; one leather snap closure; matching thread; sewing needle; tapestry needle.

Gauge 29 sts and 43 rnds = 4” in charted patt.

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