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This hat is more fun than…well…a roller coaster. The stripes are made using a slip-stitch pattern, which means that you only work with one color on each round. So it’s the easiest method of knitted colorwork you can imagine. And as you can see, the results are striking.
This model was made using Cascade 220. Colors: 8906 (teal) for the MC, and 9557 (brown) for CC.
Sizes: Adult M ( L) – Circumference 17.5 (20.25)”/44 (51) cm. Choose size that’s about 2” smaller than your head.
Gauge: 20 sts per 4” in stockinette
Needles: Size 7US (4.5mm) DPNs. Optional: DPNs 2 sizes smaller for edging if you prefer a tighter ribbing.
Yarn: Worsted weight yarn. Contrast color: 80 (95) yards/ 73 (86) meters. Main color: 65 (75) yards/ 59 (68) meters.
Notions needed: Scissors, tapestry needle, and one stitch marker.