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Fresco Herringbone Hat

A herringbone hat that packs a punch

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This designer knows that in the right yarn, small-footprint patterns can pack a punch. Worked in a fine angora blend, the dense two-color herringbone pattern feels at once graphic and softly subtle.
Finished Size: 22" circumference at brim.
Yarn: Classic Elite Fresco (60% wool, 30% baby alpaca, 10% angora; 164 yd [151 m]/50 g): #5375 graystone (MC) and #5303 cinder (CC), 1 skein each.
Yarn weight: #2 - Fine
Gauge: 28 sts and 32 rows = 4" in herringbone patt on larger needle.
Needles: Size 2 (2.75 mm): 16" circular (cir). Size 3 (3.25 mm): 16" cir and set of 5 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Markers (m); tapestry needle, one 5/8" button.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits Winter 2008

SKU: EP1730

Author/Speaker/Editor: Pam Allen

Format: eProject