Wavy Gravy Hat by Jessie McNaughton

Wavy Gravy Hat

Knitting
March 2024
yarn held together
DK
+ DK
+ Lace
= Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
in Stranded Colorwork
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
120 - 140 yards (110 - 128 m)
Child (Adult)
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This pattern is available for free.

This stash-busting, bold hat works up quickly and makes a fun statement!

Use something plush like Hope Farm Alpacas 3-ply paired with a DK & lace-weight mohair held together, or knit it up in Plymouth Encore Worsted for a durable & hard-wearing hat.

Knit from the bottom up with a simple, modern stranded colorwork motif.

Materials
Yarn:
MC: Hope Farm Alpacas 3-Ply, 1 skein (100g, 110 yds), White
CC: Plymouth Merino Select Superwash DK, 1 skein (50g, 130 yds), Hot Pink Glow (1154) held together with:
Spun Right Round Mohair Silk, 1 skein (50g, 459 yds), 1993 (You will only use about 10 g.)

OR:

MC: Approx. 90 (100) yds. any heavy worsted or Aran weight yarn
CC: Approx. 15 (20) yds. DK weight yarn held together with 15 (20) yds. Lace weight mohair silk (or 15/20 yds. heavy worsted/Aran weight yarn) (This is a great scrappy stash buster!)

Needles:
US 6 (4.0 mm) 16” circular needles
US 7 (4.5 mm) 16” circular needles
US 7 (4.5 mm) double pointed needles

Notions:
Darning needle
Scissors
Stitch Markers

Gauge
18 sts & 21 rows/4” in colorwork on larger needles after blocking.

Sizing
Child (Adult)