West Gresham hat top of crown

West Gresham

West Gresham is the sibling hat to East Portland.
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)“/40.5 (45.5, 51) cm circumference; 8 (8.5, 9)”/20.5 (21.5, 23) cm from brim to top..
  • Yarn: approximately 165 (185, 200) yds/151 (170, 183) m total DK-weight yarn, split between two colors as follows: 135 (150, 160) yds/123 (137, 146) m cA, 30 (35, 40) yds/27.5 (32, 36.5) m cB. I used Knitted Wit Victory DK in Unicorn Giggles (cA) and Aquamarine (cB). 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.