Highland Vibe by Heather Mitchell

Highland Vibe

Knitting
October 2017
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch in the round, unblocked
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
95 - 125 yards (87 - 114 m)
Adult: Small (Medium, Large) to fit head circumference or 20" (22", 24") / 50.5 (56, 61) cm
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As fall transitions to winter, this tartan hat is an ideal companion (or gift for one!). Knit with a simple slipstitch pattern using a soft bulky yarn, it serves as a satisfying, eye-catching quick knit. Perfect for combining your two favorite colors. The easy-to-memorize stitch pattern makes for a relaxing knit where you’ll sense the addictive rhythm of your needles.

Yarn
Debbie Bliss Rialto Chunky, Extrafine Merino Wool Superwash, 60m/50g (65 yds)

Colors Used: Forest (43008) x 2, Silver (43002) x 1

Yardage
Main Color (MC): 70 (80, 90) yds / 64 (73, 82) m
Contrast Color (CC): 25 (30, 35) yds / 23 (28, 32) m

Pattern Notes
Hat is knit from brim to crown in the round.

When changing colors, work the jogless stripe technique for smooth color transitions. Notes for this technique are included in pattern.

Yarn Substitutions
When substituting yarns, please choose a yarn of the same weight and fiber content as the yarn listed above. Do a test swatch and confirm that your gauge matches the gauge needed for the pattern.