Urchin Shell Hat by Leah Coccari-Swift

Urchin Shell Hat

July 2013
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 11 - 8.0 mm
140 - 208 yards (128 - 190 m)
One size - 24" with 22" brim
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Textural slipped and twisted stitches and alternating row color work create this oddly intriguing hat. Picot cast on along the bottom of the garter stitch brim, which is slightly tighter than the fuller crown of the hat.

This is inspired by a sun-bleached urchin shell. Something found along the ocean shore…