This hat is based on a well-known mathematical symbol of intersecting circles that makes an appearance in many cultures and many contexts. The sheer simplicity of this motif makes it perfect for the first time colorwork project. It’s knit in light sport yarn to make a perfect seasonal transition hat. This is a Unisex design that fits older children, teens, and adults.
This is the first design in the collection based on this motif. To purchase the E-book, please go here.
Kit includes pattern and selected yarn in the following quantities: 145 (165) yds MC & 84 yds CC. For yarn winding services, click here.
DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Cascade 220 Sport by Cascade Yarns (100% Peruvian Highland Wool; 50g/164yds): 1 Skein MC & 1 Skein CC.
ALTERNATE YARN: O-Wash Sport by O-Wool (100% Washable Certified Organic Merino Wool;25g/84yds per MINI): 2 Mini-Skeins MC & 1 Mini-Skein CC. This is the most environmentally friendly yarn because O-Wool uses low impact dyes and treatments that are much gentler than traditional superwash processes while maintaining the orginial feel and texture of the wool. South American Merino Wool dyed in the Northeastern USA.
ALTERNATE YARN: NatureSpun Sport by Brown Sheep Co. (100% USA Wool; 50g/184 yds); 1 Skein MC, 1 Skein CC. NatureSpun will not be as soft as O-Wool but is 100% USA grown, spun & dyed. Brown Sheep is a staple yarn, available in beautiful colorways made for colorwork. PRE-ORDER now available in all colors. Please contact us prior to placing your order for color availability, and allow at least 10 business days for shipping to your location.
ALTERNATE YARN: Lanaloft Sport by Brown Sheep Co. (100% USA Wool; 50g/145 yds): 1 Skein MC, 1 Skein CC. Lanaloft is a single-ply yarn with a gorgeous sheen. Brilliant and vibrant colors are perfect for colorwork. 100% USA grown, spun & dyed. PRE-ORDER now available in all colors. Please contact us prior to placing your order for color availability, and allow at least 10 business days for shipping to your location.
SIZE: Small (Large)
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 19" (22") to fit child/teen (average adult) head. Hat Height 8.25 (8.75)"
YARDAGE: 150-200 yds
SKILL LEVEL: Advanced Beginner
NEEDLES: Size US 3 / 3.25mm & US 5 / 3.75mm Double Points or 16"circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch Markers
GAUGE: 26 sts x 28 rows = 4" in Stockinette stitch
Hat Images courtesy of SweaterFreakKnits