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Monday, December 22, 2014

Vegabond Hat

This unisex hat is so cozy you may not want to take it off. If you feel like wandering, make sure this hat wanders off with you. It is loose-fitting, slouchy, oh-so-warm and even reversible.
The sweet and simple detail around the brim is like a touch of icing on a cupcake. This hat is knit in stockinette stitch making this a great hat for showing off a luxurious yarn or a favourite colour. It also makes for perfect travel knitting.
This hat is knit from the bottom to the crown with a light fingering weight yarn. This hat has three sizes and no visible seam.

This is a 5-page PDF pattern. $4 USD
The pattern will be emailed to you within 24 hours of payment.

Skill Level:

Skills: knit, picking up stitches

Sizes: adult small, medium, large (shown in medium)

Finished Measurements:
approx 26/28/30 cm wide and 26 cm tall lying flat after blocking; fits a 53/56/59 cm head

Yarn: light fingering alpaca blend

Suggested Brand:
2 skeins Berroco Ultra Alpaca Fine
50% superwash wool; 30% nylon, 20% super
fine alpaca
400 m per 100 g
shown in colour 1207 gray and 1281 red

+ small amount fingering CC for trim

Note: for gauge accuracy, choose two yarns of the same brand

3 mm 40 cm circs
3 mm dpns
or size needed to obtain gauge

Other Materials: tapestry needle; stitch marker