Nestled in Ombre Hat

Purchase and Download: Nestled in Ombre Hat on Ravelry

Hat may be worn as a slouch hat (the 5” band of 1 x 1 ribbing keeps a snug fit over the ears) or by cuffing the rim (which doubles the warmth) and wearing as a stocking cap. The simple style and flexibility in sizing due to the ribbing makes it a good fit for men and women of many head sizes.

Finished size, unstretched and laying flat: L = 12”; H = 8”

The hat is worked by holding two Aran-weight yarns together, with staggered shifts to each new colorway, one strand at a time, to create a gradient, Ombré effect. Joins may be made by creating two magical gradient balls in advance (recommended; instructions provided) or by working the joins as the project progresses.

Pairs perfectly with the Nestled in Ombré Scarf; perfect for using up those bits of yarn left from the scarf project.

Techniques*

*Specific techniques employed besides or other than basic knit and purl.

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