Double-Stranded Roll-Brim Hat

Knitting, project #144. Completed 12/20/2007.

Yarn: 80 yds each of two yarns held together
A) 1 ball — Knitpicks Shamrock (100% Peruvian Highland Wool), heavy worsted weight (4 to 4.5 sts=1″ on #7-9 needles), 82 yards/50 gram ball. Color: 23969, Dougherty.
B) 1 skein — Lion brand Wool Ease (80% acrylic, 20% wool), medium worsted weight (4.5 sts = 1″ #8 needles), 3 oz/85g, 197 yd/180m. Color: 620-180, Forest Green Heather

Needles US 9 (5.5 mm) double-pointed needles (DPN)

Gauge 3.5 sts = 1 inch in St st

Pattern: Top-down shaping adapted from information in two patterns:
1) Karlchen pattern from Silke
2) Mossy Hat by Wendi Dunlap
3) Hogan brim from Hip Knit Hats by Cathy Carron

Finished size: Adult Medium

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