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The Montane Hat is a great project for gift-giving for the holidays, whether for a loved one, or knitting for yourself. The hat can be worn close to the head like a watchman's style cap, or a little higher up for a slouchier look. This pattern is sized Baby through Adult, and uses only a single skein of our worsted weight Highland yarn for all sizes. Check the finished measurements against the wearer, especially if knitting for a child, to determine which size might fit best.
To Fit: Baby (Toddler/Child Small-Medium, Child Medium-Large/Teen, Adult)
Circumference: 14¾ (16½, 18¼, 20)” / 37.5 (42, 46.5, 51) cm.
Height (with brim folded): 5¼ (6¼, 7¼, 8¼)” / 13.5 (16, 18.5, 21) cm.
Harrisville Highland (worsted weight) 100% Virgin Wool
200 yards per 100 g skein
Baby: Lime & Suede
Toddler: Camel & Zinnia
Child/Teen: Jade & Woodsmoke
Adult: Toffee & Topaz
1 (1, 1, 1) skein or
86 (110, 136, 164) yards of worsted weight yarn
US 7 [4.50 mm]: 12” circ., if working Baby or Toddler size, or 16” circ., if working Child/Teen or Adult size, or 1 set of DPNs to substitute for 12” circ, if preferred for small circumference knitting.
US 8 [5.00 mm]: 12” circ., if working Baby or Toddler size, or 16” circ., if working Child/Teen or Adult size, and 1 set of DPNs to substitute for 12” circ, if preferred for small circumference knitting, and crown shaping for all sizes.
18.5 sts and 27 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette in the round on larger needles, after gently wet-blocking.