3 Sizes: Small (Medium, Large)
To fit Head sizes:
45 – 51.25 (52.5 – 57.5, 58.75 – 62.5)cm
18 – 20.5 (21 – 23, 23.5 – 25)”
Finished Hat Circumference Rib Brim:
38.75 (42.5, 46.25)cm/ 15.5 (17, 18.5)”
22.5 (23.75, 25.5)cm/ 9 (9.5, 10.25)”
Measurements taken with relaxed fabric, not stretched, after blocking.
Studio Worsted, The Neighborhood Fiber Co.
114g/ 4oz (182m /200yds, 100% Superwash Merino).
Samples shown size Medium (Charles Centre, grey) and size Large (Patterson Park, brown).
Small Size: 1 skein (94g – 151m/ 165yds).
Medium: 1 skein (100g – 160m/ 175yds).
Large Size: 1 skein (107g – 172m/ 188yds).
Largest size needle: Size 4.5mm / US 7 circular needle, 40cm / 16” length (or size needed to obtain gauge) to knit hat body. A set of double pointed needles, or needles for your preferred method of small circumference knitting, will be required for crown shaping.
Middle size needle: Size 4mm / US 6 circular needle, 40cm / 16” length (or size needed to obtain gauge) to knit brim. Adjust needle size as necessary to match gauge, noting that the middle of the two needles should be 0.5mm/ 1 US needle sizes smaller than the largest when gauge is met.
Smallest size needle: Size 3.75mm / US 5 circular needle, 40cm / 16” length (or size needed to obtain gauge) to cast on and knit brim set up rows. Adjust needle size as necessary to match gauge, noting that this needle should be 0.25mm/ 0.5 – 1 US needle size
smaller than the middle size needle when gauge is met.
18 sts x 27 rnds = 10cm x 10cm (4”x 4”) in stocking stitch worked in the round after blocking on largest needle. Tip: Wet block, pin swatch and leave to dry.