Fishing Trip Hat
Finished
November 4, 2013
November 6, 2013

Fishing Trip Hat

Project info
4 hour hat - bulky by Marilyn Clark
Knitting
HatBeanie, Toque
CO 72
Needles & yarn
US 11 - 8.0 mm
Berroco Vintage® Chunky
130 yards in stash
0.75 skeins = 97.5 yards (89.2 meters), 75 grams
268
Red
Yarn Tree Studio in Raleigh, North Carolina
November 2, 2013
Berroco Vintage® Chunky
98 yards in stash
303
Blue-green
Yarn Tree Studio in Raleigh, North Carolina
November 2, 2013
Notes

This was an easy, fun hat to make. After swatching and getting 12 stitches over 4 inches (instead of 14), I added 12 stitches to the cast on because I figured my head was bigger than the 60 stitches would allow. My hat fits fine, but if I did it again, I’d probably stick with 60 stitches. The yarn is very stretchy and I think a smaller hat would stretch over my head just fine.

I added the stripes to the pattern, just to jazz it up a little. After knitting above where the brim would fold to, I did the stripes as 3 rows of blue, 2 rows of red, 2 rows of blue, 1, row of red, 1 row of blue, the rest red.

I knitted this over the course of a couple of days while on a week-long fishing trip at Cape Lookout, NC. We caught fish every day.

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by Berroco
Bulky
50% Acrylic, 40% Wool, 10% Nylon
136 yards / 100 grams

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  • Originally queued: November 1, 2013
  • Project created: November 10, 2013
  • Finished: November 10, 2013
  • Updated: November 11, 2013