Fernhill Hat




This pattern is available to download on Ravelry.

by Kate Gagnon Osborn

Suggested yarn:
Kelbourne Woolens Germantown Bulky

Gauge:
13 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Body Chart
Needle size:
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
Yardage:
123 yards (112 m)
Sizes available:
19.75” (50 cm) circumference, unstretched, 9.5” (24 cm) height.

Materials:
Kelbourne Woolens Germantown Bulky (100% N. American Wool; 123 yds/100 gm skein): Natural 105, 1 skein.

Fernhill is the February Hat you know and love, but somehow even squishier! The textured stitches look great in Germantown Bulky, and the patterns (worked from a chart) are repetitive and easy to memorize.

This hat begins with a provisional cast on, then a brim is worked in a K1, P1 Ribbing. After the brim is complete, the body and crown of the hat are worked in a texture stripe pattern from charts. A pom pom and custom leather tag complete the look.

The Body Chart is worked 8 times around, and the Crown Chart is worked 4 times around.

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