Worsted Badlands Hat by Kathryn Folkerth

Worsted Badlands Hat

by Kathryn Folkerth
September 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Pattern Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
60 - 225 yards (55 - 206 m)
Newborn (Baby, Child)(Adult, Adult Large)
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Finally, the worsted version of the Badlands Hat. A simple slipped stitch patterning gives this hat the perfect amount of texture. It’s a great option for not just solid and semi-solid yarns but for variegated, self-striping, and hand painted ones as well.

Sizes: Newborn (Baby, Child)(Adult, Adult Large)

to fit head circumferences of:

14 (16, 19)(22, 24)” / 35.5 (40.5, 48)(56, 61) cm

Yarn Requirements: Approximately 60 (80, 140)170, 225 yards / 55 (91, 128)155, 206 meters worsted weight wool.

Sample shown in The Fibre Co., Cumbria (90% Wool 10% Mohair & 238 yards / 218 meters per 100g) Colorway: Schafell Pike; 1 hank

Needles and Notions: US size 6 / 4 mm and US 8 / 5 mm needles as preferred for working small circumferences in the round (or size needed to obtain gauge). Plus an extra needle in the smaller size for the tubular cast on.

8 stitch markers including 1 unique, tapestry needle, optional crochet hook for provisional cast on.

Techniques used: Knitting in the round, slipping stitches, decreasing, tubular cast on (optional)

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