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Brooklyn Tweed - Sommers Hat


Colorwork Hat
by Julie Hoover

Brooklyn Tweed Loft — 100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool (275 yards/50 grams)
1 skein each of Color 1 (C1), Color 2 (C2), Color 3 (C3), Color 4 (C4), and Color 5 (C5);
(275 yards/50 grams)
40 yards C1; 20 yards each of C2, C3, and C4; and 125 yards C5 of fingering weight wool yarn
Sample 1 photographed in colors Meteorite (C1), Wool Socks (C2), Embers (C3), Barn Owl (C4), and
Woodsmoke (C5)
Sample 2 photographed in colors Meteorite (C1), Tent (C2), Hayloft (C3), Woodsmoke (C4), and Fossil (C5)

24 stitches & 36 rounds = 4" in stockinette stitch with Size A needle or Sommers Chart pattern with Size B needle

Size A (for Single-Color Rounds of Stockinette Stitch)
One 16" circular needle and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs)* in size needed to obtain
gauge listed
Suggested Size: 3½ mm (US 4)
Size B (for Two-Color Rounds of Chart Pattern)
One 16" circular needle, one size larger than Size A
Suggested Size: 3¾ mm (US 5)
Due to significant variance between knitters, your colorwork fabric should be swatched prior to knitting
your garment to determine whether or not this needle size should be larger, smaller or equal to Size A.
Please read about Speed-Swatching for Circular Knitting (see Special Techniques).
Size C (for Ribbing)
One 16" circular needle, three sizes smaller than Size A
Suggested Size: 2¼ mm (US 1)
Size D (optional; for Tubular Cast On only)
One 16" circular needle, one size smaller than Size C
Suggested Size: 2 mm (US 0)
*32" circular needle can be used instead of 16" circular and DPNs if using the Magic Loop method for
working small circumferences in the round.

Finished Dimensions:

19" [48.5 cm] circumference at brim; 24" [61 cm] circumference at widest point; 8½" [21.5 cm] length

Stitch markers (including one in a unique color or style for BOR), blunt tapestry needle
If working Tubular Cast On, you will also require smooth waste yarn (fingering-weight cotton, silk, or
bamboo yarn) and Size D needle. You may use another cast on if desired, omitting these tools.

Skill Level
Required Techniques: Cast on of knitter’s choice, decreasing, stranded colorwork knitting, reading
charts, knitting in the round
Optional Techniques: 1x1 Tubular Cast On

Please note that this pattern is not sold at Loop but the yarns are. We show them here as reference for materials and pattern descriptions for you.

Brooklyn Tweed - Sommers Hat
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