Alkira Hat

from Ambah O'Brien

Alkira Hat Pattern


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Men, Girls, Boys



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Pattern Description:

Keep your top end cozy with this fun geometric patterned hat. Choose bright colors to stand out in the crowd, or muted tones for a neutral go-with-anything version.

Worked in the round, the stranded colorwork is straightforward with both written and charted directions included.

Team it up with the Alkira cowl and you'll be all set.

Alkira is an Australian Aboriginal word meaning very nice.

Instructions are given for Adult sizes S/M and M/L; size variations can also be achieved by changing yarn weight and/or gauge.

Skills used: Working in the round, Stranded colorwork - instructions included for carrying floats, simple decreases and increases.

S/M: 20-21.5"/50.5-54.5cm
M/L: 21.5-22.5"/54.5-57cm

Quince & Co, Chickadee, 100% American wool, 5ply/sport weight, 181 yards/166 meters.
Main Color (MC): Storm, 181 yards/166 meters.
Contrast Colors (CC): 40 yds/37m each of Belize (CC1), Frost (CC2), Kulmien's Gull (CC3) and Chanterelle (CC4).

3.25mm/US3 DPNs or circulars to work in the round, or as required to obtain gauge.

Notions: 10 11 stitch markers

28sts & 36 rows = 4"/10cm in stockinette in the round with colorwork - blocked.


28sts & 36 rows = 4"/10cm in stockinette in the round with colorwork - blocked.

Suggested yarn:

341 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Quince and co

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