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Arsalis Hat

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Arsalis Hat
Arsalis Hat
Arsalis Hat
Arsalis Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit and purl when working in the round
  • Read and work from a colorwork chart
  • Do simple decreases (k2tog)

Pattern Description:

A band of stranding in the form of a swirling colorwork pattern adds warmth and fit to this hat. This topper can be knit up in an evening or two and is a good way to use up partial skeins of beautiful hand-dyed yarn.

The sample shown in the pattern was knit using Malabrigo Rios, color 96/Sunset as the main color and color 150/Azul Profundo as the contrast color. Approximately 85 (120) yds./78 (110) m of the MC and 20 (25) yds./18.5 (23) m of the CC are used for the smaller (larger) size.

This pattern has been professionally tech edited.


22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch in the round

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit head circumference of approximately 20-22 (22-24) in./51-56 (56-61) cm


  • 105-145 yds./96-133 m of worsted weight yarn
  • US 6 (4.0 mm) and US 7 (4.5 mm) needles, of your preferred type to knit in the round, or size needed to obtain gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • One stitch marker
  • Yarn needle to weave in ends

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Malabrigo Rios


Sunset and Azul Profundo
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Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized
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About the designer

I learned to knit from my aunt when I was about 7 years old, but it wasn't until 2005 that I got really serious about the sticks and string. I learned to spin in 2008 and began designing in 2011. Now ...

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