Year of (Bulky) Hats: Midvale by Kate Gagnon Osborn

The latest design in our Year of Bulky Hats is here! A two stitch garter panel is paired with a four stitch left leaning cable making the August YOBH, Midvale, a classic and cozy accessory. Worked in the round from the bottom up, the ribbing beautifully transitions into the cable pattern that begins with integrated increases. Specifications YARN Kelbourne Woolens Germantown Bulky (100% N. American Wool; 123 yds/100 gm skein): honey 708, 1 skein. GAUGE 18 sts and 22 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in Cable Pattern on larger needles, after blocking. NEEDLES 1 – 16” (40 cm) US 8 (5 mm) circular. 1 – 16” (40 cm) US 10 (6 mm) circular. 1 – set US 10 (6 mm) DPNs. Check your gauge and adjust needle size(s) accordingly if necessary. NOTIONS Darning needle, stitch marker, Kelbourne Woolens label, sewing thread, sharp sewing needle. SIZE 17.5” (44 cm) circumference, unstretched, 8.5” (21.5 cm) height. Due to the stretchy nature of the cable pattern, the hat is designed to fit an average adult sized head. SKILLS Knitting, purling, decreases. You can download the FREE Midvale pattern on Ravelry here, and we also have kits! Kit Contents > 1 skein of Germantown Bulky in honey > Leather hat tag + matching winding > Year of Bulky Hats pattern download postcard > Year of Bulky Hats sticker > Screen printed muslin bag Ask for a kit at your favorite LYS or grab one from our site! Images: Linette Messina Kielinski
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