East Portland hat from the side

East Portland

East Portland is the sibling hat to West Gresham.
Both are DK, both are fun to knit, both have lots of texture and visual interest. Because texture is the best-ture no matter where you are!

Materials

  • Finished Measurements: Small (Medium, Large): 16 (18, 20)“ circumference (and very stretchy); 8 (8.5, 9)” from brim to top.
  • Yarn: approximately 165 (185, 200) yards DK-weight yarn. I used Knitted Wit DK in Storyteller. For the optional pompom: approximately 50 yards if you want the same size as mine.
  • Needles: US 5/3.5mm (or size to obtain gauge) for small-circumference knitting.
  • Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle.
  • Gauge: 22 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches in twisted 1×1 rib.