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Pattern Release: Point Lobos Hat

Here’s the Point Lobos Hat!


And the details:

This lovely hat combines texture and Aran Lace. The Aran Lace brim is worked first, with stitches picked up along the edge for the body of the hat.

Point Lobos is a beautiful State National Reserve just south of Monterey, off Highway 1.

Sizes
Women’s S/M (M/L), to fit head circumference: 20-22 (22-24)“ / 51-56 (56-61) cm

Finished Measurements
Brim circumference: 17½ (21)“ / 44.5 (53.5) cm
Head circumference: 19 (21¾)” / 48 (55.5) cm
Height including brim: 9 (10)“ / 23 (25.5) cm

Yarn
Sunday Knits Angelic 5 ply, 75% extra-fine Australian merino / 25% ultra soft French angora (137 yds / 125 m per 50g), est 127 (166) yds / 117 (152) M, shown in Sky.
Shown in Size S/M.

Needles
US 5 / 3.75 mm or size needed to obtain gauge for Dot Knit stitch in the round

US 4 / 3.5 mm or one size smaller than size for body of hat for brim

Your choice of circular needles or DPNs for knitting in the round (main body of hat) and flat (brim)

Gauge
22 sts and 36 rounds over 4” / 10 cm in Dot Knit stitch pattern, blocked
Brim Pattern: 1 repeat is 3½“ / 9 cm wide and tall, blocked

Notions
(4) stitch markers, (1) unique for beginning of round; yarn needle; waste yarn for provisional cast on

Skills
working in the round, provisional cast on and grafting (or) seaming

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