Scintillating Hat by HandWorks Knitwear Designs

Scintillating Hat

January 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
6 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
220 - 260 yards (201 - 238 m)
One size - Woman's M/L
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Designed using Berroco’s Flicker yarn and a user-friendly cable stitch, this hat is truly scintillating. The subtle twinkle of the fine metallic filament in this baby alpaca chainette yarn is a dream to knit and is next-to-skin soft. Construction begins with a knitted cable band on a background of reverse stockinette. Ribbing is picked-up and knit from one side of cable band, the crown is picked-up and knit from the other side. The hat can be lengthened by (1) working more rounds of ribbing or (2) by working more rounds of the hat crown before beginning decreases. Strongly recommend using Berroro’s Flicker yarn for this projects as it is a very light, soft, spongy yarn. If substituting yarn, consider using an alpaca or other chainette yarn.

Width: Brim 19 inches/48 cm circumference (unstretched)
Approximately 21-23 inches (stretched)
Length: Cast-on edge to top of hat approx. 8.5 inches/21.5 cm

Berroco Flicker (87% Alpaca, 8% Acrylic, 5% Other) 189 yds/173 m per 1.75 oz/50 g skein); 1 OR 2 skeins Sample uses: Color #3354.
Color name: Bolshol

Cable needle. Stitch marker. Yarn needle (darning needle).

Skills Required
Knit & purl. Cast on. Increasing, decreasing. Working in the round on circular needles. Working small circumferences in the round on DPNs, with magic loop or with two circulars. Working from charts. Cables. Picking up stitches. Seaming using Mattress Stitch. Familiar with Jeny’s Surpirisingly Stretchy Bind-off, or willing to learn.

Pattern 4 color pages

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