The vivid color used in Astoria River brings the textures of the pattern to life!
The Astoria River is a short river in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. It is an early tributary of the Athabasca River. The flows of cables in this pattern mixed with the loveliness of the blue remind me of the pretty mountain streams we have here. Therefore, it’s very aptly named.
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Astoria River – Worked in the round, Astoria River contains written directions and charts. When the crown becomes too small to continue, you’ll switch to the magic loop method or DPNs.
Adult [Large Adult] 22 ” / 56  cm
20 ” / 51  cm brim circumference– intended to be worn with 1-2” / 2.5-5 cm negative ease. Curt has a head circumference of 22” / 56 cm, shown wearing the adult size.
US7 (4.5 mm) 16” (40 cm) circular needles, or one size smaller than needles used for gauge US8 (5 mm) 16” (40 cm) circular needle, or size required to obtain gauge Four US8 (5 mm) double-pointed needles (DPNS), or size required to obtain gauge (Optional)
Tapestry needle, cable needle, stitch markers
150  yds / 137  m worsted weight yarn
Malabrigo – Rios 100% SW Merino 210 yds (192 m) / 3.5 oz (100 g)
20 stitches by 28 rounds in stockinette on larger needles = 4” / 10 cm, after blocking. Gauge is crucial in obtaining the correct fit. Changes in gauge will result in a size difference for your finished hat.
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