Bas Relief Hat

Bas Relief Hat

 

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The slipped and cabled stitches in this pattern form a tessellated design of pointed ovals which smartly nestle together. The stitch pattern is relatively simple and easy to follow, but makes the hat an impressive gift. Choose a smooth, solid-colored yarn to highlight the raised stitch pattern. Try the Bas Relief Cowl for an easy introduction to the stitch.

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
child(adult small, adult medium, adult large)
Circumference: 17.75″(19.5″, 21.25″, 23″)

GAUGE 4″ = 18 sts and 23 rounds in Trellis Pattern on larger needles
Note: yarns shown usually knit at 16-18 sts to 4 in Stocking Stitch.”

MATERIALS
70(90,110,140) yards aran weight yarn
US 6 (4mm) and US 8 (5mm) 16″ circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge and 2 sizes smaller
US 8 (5mm) double-pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge
stitch marker
yarn needle
optional: cable needle

YARN SHOWN O-Wool Classic (100% organic wool; 198 yards/100 grams); Alpenglow Worsted DK (100% rambouillet wool; 150 yards/75 grams); Sincere Sheep Bannock (100% Targhee wool; 280 yards/4 ounces)