3 Sizes: Small (Medium, Large)
To fit Head sizes:
45 – 48.75 (50 – 55, 56.25 – 60)cm
18 – 19.5 (20 – 22, 22.5 – 24)”
Finished Hat Circumference Rib Brim:
31.25 (34.5, 37.5)cm/ 12.5 (13.75, 15)”
Finished Height (with folded brim):
21.25 (22, 23)cm/ 8.5 (8.75, 9.25)”
All measurements taken with relaxed fabric, unblocked and unstretched.
Samples: Light Grey/Pink shown in size Medium. Blue/Grey shown in size Large.
Eden Cottage Yarns; Titus DK.
100g (225m/245yds, 75% Merino, 25% Silk).
Samples shown in MC Steel (light grey) & CC Rambling Rose (blush pink), and MC Pennine Mist (blue grey) & CC Steel (light grey).
One skein each of MC and CC.
For more details see below.
73 (81, 95) grams
164 (182, 214) metres
179 (199, 233)yards
24 (26, 32) grams
54 (59, 72) metres
59 (65, 78) yards
Please note PomPom yarn is an approx extra 10g of each colour to make an approx. 8.75cm/ 3.5” diameter pompom.
3.75mm/US 5 40cm/16” circular needle and/or a set of DPNs (if using magic loop then choose longer length circular needles) for your preferred method of knitting in the round, for the Brim. Adjust needle size to match gauge.
3.5mm/US 4 40cm/16” circular needle and/or a set of DPNs (if using magic loop then choose longer length circular needles) for your preferred method of knitting in the round, for the tubular cast on and brioche body. Adjust needle size to match gauge, noting that this needle should be 0.25mm/ 1 US needle size smaller than the larger when gauge is met.
Stitch markers (6 total; 1 unique; 1 removable)
32 sts x 30 rnds = 10cm x 10cm/ 4”x 4” in 1 x 1 rib, on largest needles, worked in the round, unblocked and unstretched.
NOTES FOR CONSTRUCTION
This hat is knit from the brim up, in the round using a 1 x 1 Tubular Cast on. Video instruction for this, see page 3 Techniques.
Full video instruction for two colour brioche can be found in the Technique section, together with video instruction for each brioche increase and decreases used in this hat.
There are several video tutorials linked to this pattern.
1) 1 x 1 Tubular bind off.
2) One and Two Colour Brioche in the round.