Spire

broken rib hat

by Shellie Anderson

Exquisite stitches steadily rise across Spire. Maai and Staccato blend with tasteful ease, providing comfort and warmth.

Skill Level

Intermediate

MATERIALS

Shibui Knits Maai

70% Superbaby Alpaca, 30% Fine Merino
175 yds / 50 g
1 skein

Shibui Knits Staccato

0% Superwash Merino, 30% Silk
191 yds / 50 g
1 skein

Shown in Tar

Gauge

17 sts & 24 rows = 4" in St st after blocking, with 1 strand of Maai and 1 strand of Staccato held together, on size 9 needles or size needed to obtain gauge

Needles

Size 6 (4 mm) 16" circular needle
Size 9 (5.5 mm) 16" circular needle
Size 9 dpns, or 32" or longer circular needle for Magic Loop

Size

One Size

FINISHED DIMENSIONS

9" tall
21" circumference

Notes

Knit in the round holding 1 strand of Maai and 1 strand of Staccato together throughout. Brim is cast on using the Channel Island Cast-On, creating a picot edge, then worked in Broken Rib Stitch. Broken Rib Stitch is then continued on one half of the hat, following the chart.

 

Choose Your Colors

Maai

Staccato

 
 

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