This pattern is available for $5.00 USD
Construction: Huntingdon uses columns of twisted stitches to create a broad ribbing pattern , which makes for a very stretchy beanie. The hat works up quickly using worsted weight yarn and is offered in three teen/adult sizes. The plain version is knit entirely in the round and the button tab version features a brim that is worked back and forth before joining in the round and can feature one large or several small buttons.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Skills needed: Knitting in the round, twisting stitches, and decreasing.
Size: Teen/Small (Medium, Large) Adult
Circumference: 16”, (17” 18”) unstretched (stretches to fit 21”, (23”, 25”)
Height: 8”, (9”, 9”)
Gauge: 24 sts and 32 rows per 4” in body pattern knit in the round OR 19 sts and 24 rows per 4” knit flat in stockinette stitch
- Smaller needle: US 6 (4.0 mm) 16” circular needles, or two sizes smaller than gauge needle
- Larger needle: US 8 (5.0 mm) 16” circular and double-pointed needles, or size to obtain gauge
- 120 (150, 180) yards worsted weight wool or wool blend yarn
- Stitch Marker (Optional)
- Yarn needle
- Optional: Buttons for button tab brim
- Optional: Thread and needle to sew on button
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