Nakai Peak Hat

Hat Knitting PatternThe Nakai Peak Hat by Josie Mercier is featured in Interweave Knits Fall 2016.  The pattern can be purchased on its own or with the magazine.

Slouchy and cabled, the Nakai Peak Hat is ready for a day in the woods or a night in the city. Made in ultra-comfortable Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sport, your only reminder that you have it on comes when you look in the mirror.

Skill Level Easy

Finished Size 16 (18¼, 20½)” circumference and 10¼” tall. Hat shown measures 20½”.

Yarn Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sport (100% superwash merino wool; 200 yd [183 m]/
2 oz [57 g]): #57ns patina, 2 skeins.

Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm): 16″ circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.

Gauge 35 sts and 40 rnds = 4″ in charted patt.

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About sarahrothberg

Sarah Rothberg is the assistant editor for Interweave Knits. Graduating from the University of Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, she has a diverse background in knitting, photography, videography, drawing, sculpting, writing, and painting. She started learning textile arts with embroidery and crochet from her great-grandmother and grandmother and started knitting in college by making scarves for her friends. She now aspires to take on more complex projects and break out of her scarf-centric comfort zone.