Weel Riggit (hat) by Kate Davies

Weel Riggit (hat)

Knitting
January 2019
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in colourwork in the round
US 9 - 5.5 mm
297 yards (272 m)
To fit head circumference: 51-56cm / 20-22in
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Weel Riggit

A slouchy, warm and wearable hat with a jolly pompom and deep ribbing to keep your ears warm. “Weel riggit” means “well dressed” in Scots and Shetland dialects.

Yarn
Kate Davies Designs Àrd Thìr (60% Highland Wool; 40% Alpaca; 65m / 71yds per 50g skein). 1 skein of each of the following shades:

Colourway 1:
A Camusdarach
B Firemore
C Huisinis
D Kintra

Colourway 2:
A Kiloran
B Ardnave
C Vatersay
D Luskentyre

Needles and notions
Below gauge-size circular needle, 40cm / 16in
Gauge-size circular needle, 40cm / 16in
Gauge-size needle(s) of your preferred type for working small
circumferences
Stitch markers
Tapestry needle
Pompom maker (optional)

Gauge
18 sts and 20 rounds to 10cm / 4in over stranded
colourwork in the round on gauge-size needle. Use 5.5mm /
U.S. 9 needle as a starting point for swatching.

Size
To fit head circumference: 51-56cm / 20-22in
Hat circumference (unstretched): 45.5cm / 18in
Height from brim to crown (before folding): 38cm / 15in

Pattern Notes
This hat is worked from the bottom up, beginning with a deep section of 2x2 ribbing in three contrasting shades. The body and crown of the hat are then knitted following a colourwork chart.