Beechwood Hat
October 26, 2015
October 28, 2015

Beechwood Hat

Project info
Beechwood Cowl by Melynda Bernardi
HatBeanie, Toque
Needles & yarn
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
Queensland Collection Kathmandu DK
none left in stash
0.8 skeins = 117.6 yards (107.5 meters), 40 grams
Wildfiber Studio in Santa Monica, California
September 25, 2010

Seems pretty huge with just ribbing at this point… My head is at least 22” though, so couldn’t chance doing the smaller size.

10/21: made it about four inches in and it was giant. Probably 22” in circumference. My gauge was way off. I am going to go down a needle size and make the small. (Started on 5s and 7s, switching to 4s and 6s).

Restarted on 10/26. Hope it works this time!

10/29: Much better. It is still plenty wide enough for my head. Even though I made the smaller size. I think my gauge was still a little looser than the pattern. The hat is a little shallow. I wanted it to be a little slouchy. I also thought the ribbing would pull in more.

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by Queensland Collection
85% Merino, 10% Silk, 5% Cashmere goat
147 yards / 50 grams

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  • Project created: October 19, 2015
  • Finished: October 29, 2015
  • Updated: January 5, 2016