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Farewell Summer Hat

from Sunset Cat Designs by Stephannie Tallent
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Farewell Summer Hat
Farewell Summer Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Working in the round, knit, purl, decreases, increases

Pattern Description:

This unisex hat takes advantage of a vintage textured stitch pattern with attractive right and wrong sides. It alternates between the dot (right side) & reverse dot (wrong side) stitch patterns to add textured stripes.

Work either the snugger-fitting beanie or the slouch. Shown in Women's beanie.

Make the ribbing 31/2in / 9cm if you'd like to have a folded brim; rather than working [k2, p1], work [p2, k1] so that the 2x1 rib shows once folded.


22 sts & 32 rounds = 4in / 10cm in pattern stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • SIZE Beanie: Women's (Men's) Slouch: Women's S / M (M / L) FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Widest circumference: Beanie: 23 (251/2)in / 58 (64.5)cm Slouch: 241/2 (271/4)in / 62.5 (69.5)cm Height: Beanie: 83/4 (9)in / 22 (23)cm Slouch: 103/4 (111/4)in / 27 (29)cm


  • Malabrigo Rios, 100% Superwash Merino Wool, 210 yds / 100g, 1 skein for Women's Beanie, 2 skeins for all others NEEDLES US6 / 4mm needles, or size to obtain gauge US5 / 3.75mm needles for ribbing

You Will Also Need:

  • (7) stitch markers for the beanie, (5) stitch markers for the slouch, one unique for beginning of round; yarn needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Malabrigo Rios
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Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized
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About the designer

Hi! I live in Hermosa Beach, California, with husband Dave, dog Rigel and Tonkinese cats Meggie and Cali.

I've been knitting on & off for the past 30+ years, and began publishing my knitting ...

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