Awry Hat


Sarah Ellis

Size 18 3/4″ circumference at brim, and 10″ tall

Yarn Shibui Knits Cima (70% superbaby alpaca, 30% fine merino wool; 328 yd [299 m]/50g):

  • #2001 abyss (MC), 2 skeins
  • #115 brick (CC), 1 skein

Gauge 24 sts and 46 rows = 4″ in garter st with 2 strands held tog


  • Size 3 (3.25 mm): 16″ circular (cir) needle and set of double-pointed needles (dpn)
  • Marker (m)
  • Size D/3 (3.25 mm) crochet hook
  • Waste yarn for provisional CO
  • Tapestry needle

A super-soft yarn worked with two colors held together creates a dramatic transition between shades. The hat begins at the crown, and then stitches are picked up and worked sideways in garter stitch. The fingerless mitts are worked side to side and grafted at the end.


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