Wedge Hat

This simple hat is knit flat, relying on short-row shaping to do all the work. When the knitting is finished, the edges are grafted together to form a circular shape without knitting in the round.

Designer Betty Monroe
Finished Size 20" circumference and 8½" tall; to fit a 21–22" head.
Yarn Wisdom Yarns Ballad (100% superwash merino; 98 yd [90 m]/50 g): #31706 blue/brown variegated, 1 ball. Yarn distributed by Universal Yarn.
Needles Size 8 (5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); waste yarn for provisional CO; tapestry needle.
Gauge 16 sts and 30 rows = 4" in garter st.

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