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Brooklyn Tweed - Ribsy Hat

Designed by 
Gudrun Johnston

At the junction of agile stitchwork and intuitive fun lies the richly textured Cetus Hat. Here you’ll f ind a balanced combination of garter stitch and mock cable columns — rather like gilded onlay — growing out of slip stitch ribbing and cable trusses to converge into a relaxed slouch and rosette crown. And for those of you who enjoy clever tricks in your toolbox: a round of knits bisects the ribbing to form a crease that helps the brim turn up for comfortable double-warmth at the ears. You’ll also f ind instructions for cabling without a cable needle — sure to make this lovely hat fly off your hands in no time!

Brooklyn Tweed Peerie — 100% American Merino Wool 

205 (290) total yards of fingering weight wool yarn Photographed in colors Tincture, Patina and Kettle

31 stitches & 40 rounds = 4" in Twin Rib pattern with Size A needle(s), after blocking 28 stitches & 72 rounds (36 countable rounds) = 4" in Fisherman’s Rib pattern, unstretched with Size B needle, after blocking

Size A (for Main Fabric) One 16" circular needle and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs)* in size needed to obtain gauge listed Suggested Size: 3.5 mm (US 4)
Size B (for Brim) One 16" circular needle* in size needed to obtain gauge listed
Suggested Size: 2.25 mm (US 1) *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 
Beanie (Slouchy) Hat 18½" [47 cm] circumference, 8 (10)” [20.5 (25.5) cm] length
Note: Hat is sized to fit adult head sizes ranging from 20–23" [51–58.5 cm] circumference. Stitch pattern used is extremely stretchy. Although the unstretched dimensions for finished circumference given above appear small, the elasticity of finished fabric will fit head sizes listed above.

Stitch marker, blunt tapestry needle

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 - Ribsy Hat
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