Suzuri Hat by Beatrice Perron Dahlen in knitscene Fall 2016.
The stranded colorwork pattern in this design imitates ink droplets on paper. This hat is worked in a merino-cashmere blend from the bottom up, with the crown decreases worked right into the star-shaped colorwork chart pattern.
Yarn Weight 1
Finished Size 18 ½ (21 ½ )” circumference and 7 ¼ ” tall. Hat shown measures 18 ½ “.
Yarn YOTH Yarns Little Brother (80% superwash merino wool, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon; 435 yd [398 m]/31/2 oz [100 g]): oyster (MC), cracked pepper (CC1), and black mission fig (CC2), 1 skein each.
Needles Size 4 (3.5 mm): 16″ circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Marker (m); tapestry needle.
Gauge 26 sts and 32 rnds = 4″ in charted patt.