Obsession Hat is knit in the round from the bottom up in an easy to memorize basketweave stitch pattern which creates a beautiful textured fabric. Worked with a bulky yarn this hat is a very quick project. The crown shaping is integrated into the stitch pattern.
20 sts and 17 rounds = 10x10 cm/4”x4” in Basketweave Stitch Pattern knit in the round with needle A after blocking
(Base gauge: 12 sts and 19 rounds = 10x10 cm/4”x4” in Stockinette Stitch knit in the round with needle A after blocking)
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
56 cm / 22” circumference at widest point, 24.5 cm / 9½” height. Comfortably fit average adult head sizes (20-24”)
Approximately 145 m/160 y
Sample made with Malabrigo Yarn Mecha (100% merino, 119 m/130 y per skein) in colourway Polar Morn.
· needle A: 80 cm/32” circular needle or 40 cm/16" circular