Boon Island by Aimee Alexander
Boon Island is a unisex hat knit in the round from the brim up. Its simple Cracked Rib patterning is easily memorized making it a perfect social project. It can be worn slouchy or beanie-style with the brim folded depending on weather and mood. The tailored decreases give this otherwise casual hat a polished appearance.
Boon Island is conveniently written for 4 sizes and all measurements are given in US and metric.
Yarn: Worsted weight. Shown in PDS Whitefish Worsted.
120 (140, 170, 210) yd. / 110 (130, 155, 190) m
Needles: Choose the needle type for your preferred method of small circumference knitting in the round (16 in / 40 cm circular, double pointed, magic loop etc.) in the following size: US 7 / 4.5 mm
Notions: (4) stitch markers, one of a different color for marking the beginning of round, tape measure, and darning needles for weaving in the ends.
22 sts and 34 rows to 4” / 10 cm in Cracked Rib (unstretched).
Small (medium, large, x-large)
TO FIT HEAD CIRCUMFERENCE
If you are between sizes, make the smaller size.
19—20 (20—21, 21—22, 22—23)” / 48—50.5 (53—55.5, 58—60.5) cm
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I knitted this pattern for a Christmas Gift using Foliage. Color was perfect! Pattern easy to follow, quick and simple.