Desert Star Hat


Color Work Hat

Start date
Due date 2018-12-20
Craft Knitting
Test secrecy Teasable
Pattern source (brand and/or designer) Sarah Inskeep Designs
Spots available 2
Gauge 24 sts and 27 rnds = 4” / 10 cm on larger needles, worked in the round in Desert Star color work pattern and measured after wet blocking.
Charted or written pattern Both
Sizes required S, M
Skills required

Color work in the round. Resources for color work techniques are referenced and linked in the pattern.

Finished measurements

Circumference: 18.75 (20.75)” / 47.5 (52.5) cm; Hat Height: 7.75 (8.5)” / 19.5 (21.5) cm.

Construction type Knit in the round.
Required or recommended yarn At least 132 (175.5) yards / 121 (160.5) meters of 100% Alpaca DK/light worsted weight yarn, in three colors as follows: Color 1 - 33 (44) yards / 30 (40) meters. Colors 2 & 3 - 49.5 (65.75) yards / 45 (60) meters each. Sample is worked and shown in Juniper Moon Farm “Herriot” (now listed on Ravelry as “Herriot Heather” or “Herriot Heathers”) 100% baby alpaca in colors #01 Talc; #04 Walnut; and #03 Bullrush.
Tools required

Size 6 U.S. / 4 mm knitting needles (DPNs and/or 16” / 40 cm circular as you prefer for knitting in the round) or size to obtain gauge, a set of DPNs or 16” / 40 cm circular needle in one size smaller than needed for gauge, a yarn needle, and 8 stitch markers (1 unique, 7 matching).

Requirements from the tester

Completed project in Ravelry with one high quality modeled image, linked to pattern.

Rewards from the designer

A free copy of the finished pattern.


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2018-12-20: Finished & Blocked



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