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First Tracks Hat

from Mary Ann Stephens Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : First Tracks Hat
First Tracks Hat First Tracks Hat

Pattern Description:

Whoosh! This hat happily reminds me of powder skiing out West.

The First Tracks Hat is circularly knit in two-colored stranded knitting to produce an adult-sized hat with a finished circumference slightly over 21 1/2", when knit to the given gauge. The pattern is appropriate for intermediate knitters and beyond who are familar with stranded/Fair Isle / Norwegian colorwork knitting. Instructions for the "braid" trim (which is actually knit as part of the hat) and the colorized chart are included with the pattern.

Gauge:

24 stitches and 28 rows = 4"/10cm in stockinette stitch with colorwork on larger needle.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished circumference when knit to gauge = 21 1/2"

Materials:

  • 1 50g ball of Dale of Norway Falk superwash wool for background color "A" (navy shown)
  • 1 50g ball of Dale of Norway Falk superwash wool for motif color "B" (off-white shown)

You Will Also Need:

  • Circular and/or double pointed needles in US sizes 3(3.25mm) and 4(3.5mm).

Suggested yarn:

200 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Dale of Norway Falk

Colorway:

Any two contrasting colors your heart desires!


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Intermediate
Knitting
Accessory
Women, Men, Girls, Boys
Hat
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About the designer

Hi! My name is Mary Ann Stephens. My mother taught me how to knit when I was 5. I've always loved knitting, but I never became madly obsessed with it until I made a little Norwegian sweater while ...

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