All Hands is a simple 2x2 ribbed hat perfect for everyone, and can be worn with the brim either folded like a watch cap or unfolded like a slouch. The crown shaping of this hat features 4 sections of decreases that appear like “seam” lines, and the hat is finished with an H+W Foldover Leather tag. Ideal for beginners and experienced knitters alike, the All Hands Beanie is just the project to kick start or reignite your knitting passion.
Type: Digital Download
Designer: Meghan Babin
Skill Level: 2 out of 5
Yarn: Hudson + West Co. Forge (70% U.S. Merino / 30% U.S. Corriedale; 235 yds [214 m]; 3.5 oz. [100g]): shown in red feather (burnt orange) and midnight (navy), 1 skein.
One Size; 17” [43.25 cm] finished circumference, unstretched; 11” [28 cm] finished height, unfolded; 8.5” [21.5 cm] finished height, folded.
Size A (for hat): US 6 [4 mm] 16” [40 cm] circs and double-pointed needles (dpn), or a long circular needle for magic loop, per knitter preference.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Stitch marker; tapestry needle; (optional) H+W foldover leather label, thread and sharp sewing needle.
24 sts and 28 rows = 4” [10 cm] in 2x2 Rib on Size A needle (unstretched).
Circular knitting; decreases.
About the Designer
Meghan Babin (she/her) is the co-founder of Hudson + West Co. She’s the former editor of Interweave Knits, knit.wear, and creator and editor of Wool Studio. She hails from the lower Hudson Valley region of New York where she currently lives, designs, and runs H+W HQ East. Her de- signs and creative work are largely inspired by the dichotomy between New York City and the wilds of the Hudson Valley. Follow her on Instagram @meggospurls. Find all her designs on Ravelry.