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Steeked Earflap Hat

This knitted hat is perfect for the steeking beginner.

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AMANDA SCHEUZGER designed the STEEKED EARFLAP HAT to serve as an introduction to steeking. A small piece of colorwork is knitted in the round, with decreases to give it a slightly triangular shape. Once cut apart, this becomes the earflaps, and the hat is worked up from the brim.

Finished Size: 18¾" brim circumference and 7¾" from brim to crown. To fit up to 23" head circumference.
Yarn: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Worsted (100% Peruvian highland wool; 110 yd [101 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #23766 avocado (MC), 2 balls; #25068 wonderland heather (blue; CC1), #24272 jalapeno (green; CC2), and #23432 cloud (white; CC3), 1 ball each.
Yarn Weight: #3 - Light
Needles: Size 5 (3.75 mm): 16" circular (cir). Size 7 (4.5 mm): 16" cir and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Markers (m); size E/4 (3.5 mm) crochet hook; tapestry needle.
Gauge: 23 sts and 30 rnds = 4" in St st on larger needle; 24 sts and 24 rnds = 4" in colorwork patt on larger needle.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits Holiday Gifts 2012

SKU: EP7151

Author/Speaker/Editor: Amanda Scheuzger

Format: eProject

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