*Solar Event DK Hat Knitting Pattern -- digital download (DK weight)


Inspired by the upcoming solar eclipse on Apr 8, 2024

Curious about assigned pooling yarns and patterns? Have a gorgeous hand-dyed skein that needs to be showcased?

Take a skein with small burst(s) of color and let the simplicity of your stitches highlight the beauty of the dye technique.

This hat is worked bottom-up, in the round, with a doubled brim and rounded crown.

Samples shown in "Solar Eclipse of the Heart" and "Comet Tail"

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Size and Gauge:
Child (teen/ small adult, large adult)
-Circumference- 16” (18”, 20”)/ 37cm (44cm, 48cm)
-Height- 7”/18cm (8”/20cm, 9”/22cm)

18 sts x 28 rounds per 4”/ 10cm using US 4 (3.5mm) needle (pattern stitch)
17 sts x 24 rounds per 4”/ 10cm using US 6 (4mm) needle (pattern stitch)

Suggested Materials:
Yarn Over New York DK weight yarn
   1 skein Greenwich Village DK, Tribeca sparkle DK, or equivalent DK weight yarn
   100gr, 231yds/211m
US 4 (3.5mm) 16” (40cm) circular needle
US 6 (4mm) 32” (80cm) circular needle for cast on and crown (magic loop)
US 6 (4mm) 16” (40cm) circular needle
1 stitch marker
Large-eye needle (for weaving in ends)

Yarn Substitution:
Open your skein to see the colors. It should mainly one solid color with short bursts of other color(s). The bursts of colors should measure 2” to 12” (5 to 30cm) "Comet Tail" is mostly black with a 10"/ 25cm rainbow burst. "Solar Eclipse of the Heart" is mostly black/blue with a 12"/ 30cm yellow burst and 8"/ 20cm orange burst.

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