Treeline by Vicky Hsu is inspired by the verdant, lush Redwood forests in coastal Northern California. This hat is made in our lightweight Weld, and features a fun cable technique to create the “treeline” motif around the body of the hat.
Type: Digital Download
Designer: Vicky Hsu
Skill Level: 3 out of 5
Yarn: Hudson + West Co. Weld (70% US Merino / 30% US Corriedale; 200 yds [183 m]; 1.76 oz. [50g]): Version 1: juniper (light heathered green), 1 skein; Version 2: fawn (natural beige), 1 skein.
One Size; 22” (56 cm) finished circumference, 8.5 (22 cm) height. Fits adult heads with circumferences of approximately 19-23” (48-58 cm).
Size A: (for hat): US 3 (3.25 mm) small circular needle and DPNs, or long circular needle for magic loop, per knitter preference.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Stitch markers; tapestry needle; cable needle (optional).
28 stitches and 35 rounds = 4” (10 cm) in St st on Size A needles.
Decreasing; circular knitting; cabling with (or without) a cable needle.
About the Designer
Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, new designer Vicky Hsu is an avid foodie and plant collector looking for her next passport stamp! Find her on Ravelry and Instagram @vickyness.