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Brownstone Hat

When I first started researching the buildings of Brooklyn, I was intrigued by the interplay of the red brick with the metalwork and windows. Using slipped stitches in a metallic color on a red-brick base just kind of made sense, and the resulting hat is an homage to the architecture of Slipped Stitch Studios, and to the shop itself.

Materials

  • Finished Measurements: Small (Medium, Large, X-large): to fit head circumference 17 (19, 21, 23)” circumference. Taller hat: 9 (9.5, 10, 10)” from brim to top.Shorter hat: 8 (8.25, 8.5, 8.75)” from brim to top.
  • Yarn: approximately 80 (90, 100, 110) yards of cA & 60 (70, 80, 90) yards of cB. I used Knitted Wit Superwash Worsted in Black Magic (brick red, cA) & Grey Wolf (grey, cB).
  • Needles: US7/4.5mm needle for small-circumference knitting, or size needed to get gauge.
  • Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle.
  • Gauge: 19 sts & 40 rounds = 4″/10 cm in slipped stitch pattern, measured after blocking.