Pattern release: Intercoastal

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Intercoastal is a bulky weight hat pattern with infinite colour possibilities. The simple geometric colourwork pattern is easy to follow and lets the yarn shine, making it perfect for specialty and hand-dyed skeins. Pair a variegated yarn with a solid for a subtle contrast that breaks up the colour changes in the yarn, or use two solids for a more striking look.

From east to west, Intercoastal will keep your head warm all the way from Cape Spear to Port aux Basques through the wildest Newfoundland weather!

SIZE

Youth [Adult S/M, Adult M/L] to fit 49.5 [54.5, 59] cm/19.5 [21.5, 23.25]” head circumference

FINISHED DIMENSIONS

48.5 [53.5, 58] cm/19 [21, 22.75]” circumference, 24.5 [25, 25.5] cm/9.75 [9.75, 10]” height

Because of the fabric density created by the colourwork pattern, this hat does not have much stretch and is therefore intended to be worn with only a small amount of negative ease (approximately 1 cm/0.5”). If in between sizes, choose the smaller size.

MATERIALS

Bulky weight yarn* in the following approximate amounts (not including optional pom pom):

C1 (Siren): 81 [91, 100] metres/89 [100, 109] yards
C2 (Cream): 18 [21, 23] metres/20 [23, 25] yards

*Shown in Hypothesis Yarns Bulky (100% Merino; 100 m/109 yd per 100g/3.53 oz skein) in colour Siren (C1) and Estelle Yarns Alpaca Merino Chunky (60% Alpaca, 40% Merino; 125 m/137 yd per 100g/3.53 oz skein) in colour Cream/201 (C2).

NEEDLES

Size A (for colourwork body)

One 40 cm/16” circular needle, size 5.5 mm/US 9 (or size needed to obtain gauge in Intercoastal colourwork pattern)

Size B (for crown decreases)

One set DPNs, size 5 mm/US 8 (or one size smaller than Size A)

Size C (for brim)

One 40 cm/16” circular needle, size 4.5 mm/US 7 (or two sizes smaller than Size A)

GAUGE

16.5 stitches & 20 rounds = 10 cm/4″ in Intercoastal colourwork pattern, after wet blocking, on Size A needles

ADDITIONAL TOOLS

8 stitch markers (1 unique, 7 matching), tapestry needle

SKILL LEVEL

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PATTERN NOTES

Intercoastal colourwork pattern is charted only (no written instructions).

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Price: $7.00 CAD 15% off for release weekend only! Use coupon code INTERCOASTAL. Offer ends Sunday, January 27th at midnight PST. promo has ended

Available through my Ravelry store or directly via PayPal by clicking the “buy now” button below.


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