Finial Hat

Finial Hat

Brenda Patipa

Size 18″ brim circumference and 8½” tall

Yarn Berroco Ultra Alpaca (50% alpaca, 50% wool; 215 yd [198 m]/100 g):

  • #6268 candied yam mix, 1 skein

Gauge 22 sts and 28 rnds = 4″ in Body patt on larger needle

Tools

  • Size 7 (4.5 mm): 16″ circular (cir) needle

and set of double-pointed needles (dpn)

  • Size 5 (3.75 mm): 16″ cir needle
  • Marker (m)
  • Cable needle (cn)
  • Tapestry needle

A cushy hat is key to winter months survival—this offering, worked in the round, pairs wide cable-and-garter stitch panels with a slightly heathered alpaca-blend yarn. Knit yours while cozying up to a cup of coffee before braving the elements to attend knit night.

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