Bowdoin Hat Knitting Pattern by Laura McDougal

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Bowdoin Hat by Laura McDougal

Bowdoin Hat by Laura McDougal

Ravelry Pattern Page

A slouchy beanie with a breezy lace stitch pattern knit in the round. Ideal for a music festival as the sun is going down or heading to the beach on a cooler day, Bowdoin will keep you light and airy in summer, spring and fall.

Knit Picks Swish Fingering

Knit Picks Stroll Fingering

Finished Size Finished dimensions after blocking: 19” brim circumference, 9 ½” deep.

Gynx Yarns

Gynx Yarns Merino Sock

Yarn Knit Picks Stroll, Fingering 75% Superwash Merino Wool, 25% Nylon; 231yds/50g: Duchess Heather, 1 skein.

Yarn Gynx Yarns Merino Sock, 100% Superwash Merino; 400yds/100g: Bluebird, 1 skein.

So sweet and airy!

So sweet and airy!

Needles Size 3 (3.25 mm): 16″ and 24″ circular (cir) or double-pointed (dpn). Size 5 (3.75 mm) circular (cir) and double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Perfect light summer hat!

Perfect light summer hat!

Notions 1 stitch marker; tapestry needle

And it's a quick knit!

And it’s a quick knit!

Ravelry Pattern Page

Gauge 16 sts and 12 rows = 21/8″ x 11/2” in Tilted Blocks Stitch st on larger needles (after blocking).

Notes: The stitch pattern will grow a great deal with blocking. Be sure to block your swatch to ensure the hat fits properly.

Designer Laura McDougal

Designer Laura McDougal

The Designer: Laura McDougal is a non-profit professional who first learned to knit from a family friend. She grew her love of crafting through learning embroidery in Girl Scouts to teaching basket weaving as a YMCA summer camp counselor. She returned to knitting (her very first craft-love) in college by harnessing the power of the internet and has learned a lot along the way. Look for her latest adventures at www.doogknits.com. For questions about this pattern please contact Laura at laura@doogknits.com.

Price: $4
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