Full of gorgeous texture, Aoraki is a cosy, stylish hat with a slouchy shape and an optional fluffy pompom for extra cute factor.
Knitted in the round, the garter & cable pattern echoes the soft garter stitch brim, and flows effortlessly into the gently curved crown.
Aoraki is a pattern perfectly suited to experienced knitters and those eager for a challenge and is knitted with a simple method requiring no extra needles.
The pattern includes both written and charted instructions and links to step-by-step photo instructions.
To fit head sizes: small 19-20”/48-51 cm medium 21-22”/53.5-56 cm, large 23-24”/58.5-61 cm
Brim circumference: 15.5 17, 18.5”/39.5 43, 47 cm; blocked and unstretched.
Length from base of brim to top centre of crown: 8 9, 10”/20 23, 25.5 cm.
NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US 4/3.5 mm & US 6/4 mm circular needles 40 cm/16” long.
US 6/4 mm needles for knitting smaller circumferences.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.
1 stitch marker
Hat: 1 1, 1 ball of Outlaw Yarn Vanitas DK (90% alpaca/10% Merino; 218 yds/200 m per 100g ball) in “Bone”.
If substituting yarn for the hat: approx 120 153, 186 yds/110 140, 170 m of DK yarn.
Large pompom: 1 ball of Outlaw Yarn Vanitas DK (90% alpaca/10% Merino; 218 yds/200 m per 100g ball) in “Ebony”.
22 sts and 30 rnds = 4”/10 cm with US 6/4 mm needle in stockinette stitch after wet blocking.
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