Nothing quite prepares you for braving the falling temperatures of autumn like a comforting knit hat to keep your head nice and toasty. Simple in that it lacks unnecessary embellishments, the über-classic two-color brioche in the Rocky Harbor hat will keep you feeling comfortable on the most blustery of days.
48.5 cm/19” circumference, 28 cm/11” high, lightly blocked
22 stitches & 32 rounds = 10 cm/4” in Two-Color Brioche stitch, lightly blocked
Knit Picks Alpaca Cloud Fingering (100% Superfine Alpaca; 200 yards/50g): C1 Thomas 26917, C2 Bennet 26886, 2 skeins each
One set 2.75 mm/US 2 needles* (or size needed to obtain gauge)
*Either one set of DPNs, two 24” circular needles, or one 40” or longer circular needle, as you prefer for small circumference knitting in the round.
Additional Tools and Notions
Tapestry needle, stitch markers (4)
Rocky Harbor is a beanie cap knit in the round from the brim up. The two-color brioche only requires working one color at a time, without complicated stranding, and makes the hat completely reversible.
Stitch patterns are written only (no charts).
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