Deep End is a 2 color brioche hat knit in the round from the bottom up. One side features a large staghorn motif, the other side uses a variation of the gull stitch.
I designed this hat as a teaching piece for my classes. You’ll learn both left and right leaning brioche double decreases on the first patterning round; it’s like jumping in the deep end of the pool! After that it’s oodles of brioche rib before the next increases and decreases.
Two crown options are included. Choose the quadruple decreases for a challenge, or go back to the shallow end of the pool with familiar double decreases.
Brioche is very stretchy; I’m wearing the 17” hat very comfortably on my 22.5” head.
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Thanks to tech editor Meaghan Schmaltz, and test knitters Ann Berg.
Not a hat wearer? See Deep End Cowl for your increases and decreases!