Kennecott by Caitlin Hunter

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Kennecott by Caitlin Hunter

Will receive a printed copy on card stock of the pattern.  This will include a code to download a digital copy of the pattern.

Kennecott is cozy, rustic, and a super fun knit. The wickerwork pattern is simple to memorize yet interesting enough to be addictive and make it a hard-to-set-down project. A simple twist-stitch technique and knit and purl stitches are all that are required to make this classically stylish beanie.

Sized for babies through adults, you can outfit the whole family in rugged, good woolies.

Named for the stunning abandoned mining town Kennecott, Alaska, this hat was inspired by the rugged beauty of Caitlin’s homestate and the practical need for good, warm woolens needed year-round in the Last Frontier.

Yarn: 180-200 yards (165-183 meters) of sport weight wool.

Needles: US 4 (3.5mm) 16” circular needles
US 6 (4.5mm) 16” circular needles
US 6 (4.5mm) dpns or 32” (or longer) for magic loop (for crown shaping)
(Or needle size needed to achieve gauge)
Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch marker, scissors, balloon or bowl for blocking
Gauge (measured over Stitch Pattern Repeat in the round after blocking): 22 sts/ 31 rows in 4”x4” on larger needles
Sizes: Baby (Child, Adult)
Finished Measurements: Unstretched brim circumference: 12”, (14”, 19”)
Height: 7”, (8”, 9”)