Vanilla Hat by Jocelyn Viernes
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Vanilla Hat

March 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 13 rows = 2 inches
in Stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
400 - 440 yards (366 - 402 m)
Small, Medium, Large, X-Large
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

The only thing vanilla about this hat is the pattern!

You can go crazy with your hat by choosing colourways that are wildly variegated, speckled or even combining two semi-solid colourways.

You will be using 3 strands of the same skein of fingering weight yarn so the colour distribution will be fairly unpredictable. That’s what will make each hat unique! Far from being vanilla at all.

Intermediate to expert knitters will find that the brim, body and crown are all plain vanilla but the hat will be interesting when using the wildest colourways you have in your stash.

1 skein of Dubai Knits Luna (100% superwash merino, 400 yards/366 meters, 100g)
Colourway used:Leaves Turning
1 skein of Dubai Knits Anya (70% superwash merino/20% nylon, 437 yards/400 meters, 100g)
Colourway used: Sprinkles

Alternative yarn suggestions
At least 400 yards/366 meters of any fingering weight yarn

For the ribbing: US5/3.75mm 40”/100cm cable circular needle for magic loop
For the body: US7/4.5mm 40”/100cm cable circular needle for magic loop
Or appropriate size needed to obtain gauge

Darning needle, stitch markers including beginning of round marker (optional)

10 stitches and 13 rounds = 2 inches/5 cm in stockinette stitch on larger needles

Small, Medium, Large, X-Large
Approx. 17 (19, 22, 24) inches / 43 (48, 55, 60) cm circumference