Escher's Dream Hat

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Classic, chic Houndstooth is always in, and worked in smooshy luxurious cashmere makes it your to go accessory this fall season!

Escher's Dream hat is a companion to the cowl, released earlier - houndstooth pattern is both fashion forward and classy, and this version of it is worked in mosaic technique with only one color worked per round! Seamless MC Escher like transition between the two colors gives it an extra pizzaz and almost a surreal feel.
The pattern includes two crown decrease versions - the grey/white hat is worked in Stockinette deceases to resemble a store bought hat and a pink/black hat uses crown decreases done in Houndstooth pattern. Choose your flavor or knit them both!

The pattern is both written and charted.

NEEDLES - US#4/3.50mm - 16”/40cm; US#5/3.75mm - 16”/40cm circular needles.

GAUGE - 22 sts/32 rows per 4” using US#5/3.75 mm needles in Houndstooth mosaic stitch post blocking or size to obtain gauge; each repeat of Houndstooth mosaic is 1.25” wide by 1.50” long

YARN WEIGHT - DK(120 yards per 50g)

YARN AMOUNT - You will need 110 yards of each color A and color B

YARN RECOMMENDED - Clinton Hill Cashmere Bespoke DK

NOTIONS - 1 marker and tapestry needle

FINISHED SIZE - Circumference: 20" head; Height: 8.5" for the in Houndstooth pattern crown decreases; 9" for the Stockinette decreases

TECHNIQUES USED - Mosaic Knitting, Knitting in the Round, Decreases

DIFFICULTY LEVEL - Adventurous Beginner

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