Goddess Knitters

28 October 2011

...Erin's Hat...

I've been working on this project for some time now and here it finally is!  Introducing Erin's Hat!

I designed this hat for my wonderful daughter, Erin.  It's the perfect accessory for the crisp autumn days, football games and tailgating;  these are a few of  Erin’s favorite things. Her hat is perfect whether you’re cheering on your favorite college team or just taking a walk on a brisk fall day.  A beautiful band of cables travels around the brim ending with a smart decreased, cabled buttonhole section.  The stockinette section and uniform decreases on the crown finish off this simple but classic hat.   Add a special button and you’re set for cooler weather and the crunch of leaves under foot!

~ Erin's Hat ~


[70% Merino/20% Baby Alpaca/10% Silk, 50 gm/124 yds]
2 skeins,  colorway:  Chestnut


Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks That Rock Heavyweight
[100% Superwash Merino, 198 gm/350 yds]
1 skein, colorway:  Tumbleweed


US 6/4mm 16 inch circular needle
US 7/4.5mm 16 inch circular needle
1 set US 7/4.5mm double points
or needles to obtain gauge.
Cable needle
yarn needle
one 7/8 inch button


5 stitches/inch over stockinette stitch

Finished measurements:

circumference:  19 inches
depth:  8 inches


Pattern includes both written and charted instructions.

I hope you enjoy making Erin's Hat as much as I enjoyed designing it!

Coming soon:  matching mittens, fingerless mitts and cowl!  Stay tuned!!

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