Backroad Beanie

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Backroad Beanie

6.00

Yarn: 1 skein Tanis Fiber Arts Yellow Label DK Weight 100% merino yarn 115g = 260yds. sample shown in Spun Sugar. 

Size: One size fits most, hat should comfortably fit a wide range of head sizes, from 18" - 23" circumference. A generous amount of ribbing makes for a stretchy hat. 

Gauge: 32 sts and 32 rows = 4" in 1 x 1 ribbing on smaller needles. 

Needles: 16" 3.5mm (US 4) circular needles 16" 4mm (US 6) circular needles
set of four 4mm dpns
or size needed to obtain gauge. 

Additional Tools and Materials: tapestry needle, stitch marker(s). 

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I have been dying to design a pattern that featured bobbles, but finding the appropriate use for this whimsical knitted detail proved more difficult than I expected. Paired with a simple meandering cable pattern and a subtle pinky neutral yarn I think these bobbles add just the right amount of feminine fun to this hat design. With a sewn under double brim this hat is light yet very warm. The perfect thing to get you through the last few weeks of winter, or better yet, if you’re lucky enough to live somewhere where winter is already over, to have stashed away and ready to pull out when it gets cold again next fall!