Techniques Used: knit/purl, decreasing, knitting in the round.
Channel your inner Clash hipster, or just stay warm with this superbulky, adjustable hat. The button band is knit flat in textured linen stitch, making the most of a variegated yarn and a cozy covering for your ears. Then the hat is joined and knit in the round to the crown and closed with two buttons, for a fast finished knit that looks great in both multi- and classic colors.
Gauge: 8 st x 14 rows/4" in stockinette stitch; 8 st x 20 rows/4" in linen stitch.
Sizing / Finished Measurements:
Size: Small (Large); 21 (24)" finished circumference
Yarn: Malabrigo Rasta (100% merino wool; 90 yards/150g); 1 skein. Size S shown in Zarzamora; London Calling requires approximately 65 (70) yards of superbulky yarn.
You Will Also Need:
Other Materials: US 15 40" circular needle for Magic Loop, or size to match gauge; US 15 straight needle, to overlap band; Stitch markers (6); Yarn needle or 6.5mm crochet hook; 7/8" buttons (2); Matching sewing thread and needle.