Hyphenated Hat

$5.00

This hat design uses a motif that is adapted from my Hyphenated sweater pattern. With one main color and four contrast colors, Hyphenated Hat is ideal for getting creative and using up scrap and leftover yarn.

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Description

SIZING

1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6)

To fit approx size (actual measurements are best):

3-5 Years (6-10 Years, Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large, Adult X-Large)

To fit head circumference:

19 (21, 22, 23, 24, 25)” / 47.5 (52.5, 55, 57.5, 60, 62.5) cm

Finished brim circumference:

15.5 (17.5, 18.5, 19.5, 20.5, 21.5)” / 39 (44, 46.5, 49, 51.5, 54) cm

Intended to fit somewhat snugly with 3.5″ / 9 cm negative ease in the brim. Size up for a looser fit. See more sizing info in the Schematic in the photo gallery.

BLOCKED GAUGE

Ribbing: 32 sts and 42 rnds = 4″ / 10 cm on US 2 / 2.75 mm needles

Colorwork: 28 sts and 34 rnds = 4″ / 10 cm on US 3 / 3.25 mm needles

NEEDLES

Needle size is a suggestion. Please use the needle size that achieves gauge for you.

Ribbing: Size US 2 / 2.75 mm needles: DPNs, small circ needles, 16” / 40 cm circulars, or 32” / 80 cm needles for magic loop

Main: Size US 3 / 3.25 mm needles: DPNs, small circ needles, 16” / 40 cm circulars, or 32” / 80 cm needles for magic loop

NOTIONS

1 unique BOR marker, removable marker, yarn needle

Optional: 3 (4, 4, 4, 5, 5) markers for separating chart reps

Optional: Size US G or H / 4.50 or 5.00 mm crochet hook for provisional cast-on, if preferred

YARN

La Bien Aimée Merino Super Sock (75% superwash merino, 25% nylon) 467 yards / 425 meters per 100-gram skein (for the MC); 93 yards / 85 meters per 20-gram mini skein (for the CCs)

OR any fingering weight yarn that achieves gauge

YARDAGE

Yardage includes a 10% buffer for slight variations in gauge.

MC yards: 162 (222, 229, 236, 299, 308)
MC meters: 149 (203, 210, 216, 274, 282)

CC1 yards: 25 (31, 31, 31, 38, 38)
CC1 meters: 23 (29, 29, 29, 35, 35)

CC2 yards: 22 (27, 27, 27, 32, 32)
CC2 meters: 21 (25, 25, 25, 30, 30)

CC3 yards: 17 (21, 21, 21, 25, 25)
CC3 meters: 16 (20, 20, 20, 23, 23)

CC4 yards: 13 (16, 16, 16, 19, 19)
CC4 meters: 12 (15, 15, 15, 18, 18)

SAMPLE

Sample pictured is size 4 modeled on a 22.5” / 56.5 cm head circ. Yarn is La Bien Aimée Merino Super Sock in the colorways Fog (MC), Seaglass (CC1), Rust (CC2), Buzz (CC3) and Aimée’s Sweater (CC4).

NOTES

Please read through the entire pattern prior to starting. It is recommended to highlight each instruction for your size.

This hat is constructed from the bottom up and is worked in one piece. After working the folded ribbed brim, the body of the hat is worked with the stranded colorwork technique. A chart for the colorwork is provided. Written instructions for the chart are also included.