Russula Hat

$5.00
Type: Knit

Difficulty: 2/5

Designer: Whitney Hayward 

The Russula Hat is a slouchy knit cap, with two versions offered. The first features a band of stranded knitting across the brim, and the second is worked in plain stockinette. To keep the brim stabilized, there is a whip stitched stockinette facing worked into the brim.

Finished Measurements  

Circumference: 213⁄4” / 55.5 cm
Height (with brim folded): 8” / 20.5 cm 

Yarn

Harrisville Shear: CVM / Romeldale (dk weight)
100% CVM & Romeldale wool
320 yards per 100 g skein
Shown in
Colorwork version:
MC:
Fawn Brown, 1 skein or 288 yards of dk weight yarn
CC: White, 1 skein or 42 yards
Single color version:
Warm Silver, 1 skein or 310 yards of
dk weight yarn
 

Needles
US 5 [3.75 mm]: 16” circ., and 1 set (5) of DPNs for crown shaping.

Gauge 

22 sts and 32 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in stranded colorwork in the rnd, after gently wet-blocking
22 sts and 36 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette in the rnd, after gently wet-blocking 

Notions
Stitch marker
Pom pom maker (optional) 

See the full mill story: Shear

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