Sky Bound Hat by Kathleen Fajardo

Sky Bound Hat

February 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch in the round
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
200 yards (183 m)
One size fits most.
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This pattern was originally published as All About Yarn’s contribution to the 2014 Rose City Yarn Crawl, February 27 - March 2, 2014 in Portland, Oregon.

Each shop’s pattern(s) will be available free with purchase at that shop during the Rose City Yarn Crawl. All patterns will also be available for download individually or as part of our 2014 eBooks: Neighborhood Knits & Crochets Too, Neighborhood Knits, Neighborhood Crochets.

The Tigard community hosts an annual Hot Air Balloon Festival each June. This colorful hat with its brown brim was inspired by these beautiful “flyers” and their iconic baskets.

Yarn - Shown in 1 ball each Fresh Clay #7818 (solid), and Rainbow Riot #7822 (self-striping) of Liberty Wool, by Classic Elite Yarns (1oo% Washable Wool; 122 yards/ 5og).

Needles - US #5 and #7, 16” circular needles. US #7 DPNs.

Notions - Tapestry needle, stitch marker.

Skill level - Advanced beginner (knitting in the round, decreasing).