Red Wing is a crowd-pleasing, one-size-fits-all, stretchy beanie that works as a slouch or watch cap (shown). Made in Hudson + West Co. Weld in Barn Red, this hat is for everyone. Finish the look with a new reversible Hudson + West Co. Foldover Leather Label!
Type: Digital Download
Designer: Meghan Babin
Skill Level: 2 out of 5
Yarn: Hudson + West Co. Weld (70% U.S. Merino / 30% U.S. Corriedale; 200 yards [183 meters]; 1.76 oz [50 g]): barn red (deep red), 1 skein.
One Size; 18” [46 cm] finished circumference (unstretched), 9.25” [23.5 cm] finished height (brim folded).
Size A (for hat): US 2.5 [3 mm] 16” [40 cm] circs and double-pointed needles (dpn), or a long 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.
30 sts and 36 rows = 4” [10 cm] in 2x2 Rib (unstretched) using Size A needle.
Circular knitting; decreases; (optional) Old Norwegian or German Twisted Cast On.
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 designs 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.