Designer: Sarah Solomon
The SHEEPSCOT HAT is a companion piece that echoes the textures of our Sheepscot Mitts. Directions are given for a beanie style with a narrow rib hem or a watch cap style with a deep foldover brim. Hat is worked from the bottom up in alternating sections of 2x2 rib and moss stitch, and crown is shaped with single decreases for a smooth, rounded top.
BRIM CIRCUMFERENCE: 21" / 52.5 cm
Total Length when worn (with watch-cap brim folded): 7 ½" / 19 cm
Harrisville Designs Shear Merino-Dorset Aran Weight
100% undyed American Wool/210 yards per 100 g skein
1 skein or 115 (180) yards of worsted weight yarn
MAIN FABRIC NEEDLE: US 7 (4.5 mm): 16" circular and DPNs or 32” for working magic loop
RIBBING NEEDLE: US 6 (4.0 mm): 16" circular
Adjust your needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
20.5 sts and 26 rnds = 4" / 10 cm in moss stitch on Main Fabric Needle, after wet-blocking
20 sts and 26 rnds = 4" / 10 cm in 2x2 Rib on Main Fabric Needle, after wet-blocking
Knitting in the round
Chart reading (optional)