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The Metra Hat celebrates the beauty of the moon and her ever changing face! This 4 ply, colourwork hat with a twisted rib brim depicts the waxing and waning of the moon and is crested with a star crown.  It comes in two sizes and can be knitted in a fitted or slouchy version.


Queen of Purls Hand Dyed Citadel 50, 200m/50g skein, 4 ply weight

Blue & yellow Metra, both sizes & versions:

MC -1 skein Creature from the Open Ocean

CC - 1 skein Sun Ra

Brown & yellow Metra, both sizes & versions:

MC - 1 skein Bricking It

CC - 1 skein Sun Ra

Needles & Notions

As the Metra chart is a long repeat a different needle size is used for each hat size to obtain the two different sizes.

S/M size - 2.75mm 40cm circulars & DPNs

M/L size - 3.00mm 40cm circulars & DPNs


S/M - to fit head circumference of 46cm - 54cm/18inches - 21.25inches

M/L - to fit head circumference 54cm - 61.5cm/21.25inches - 24inches


Working in the round in the Metra colourwork pattern & after blocking.

S/M size, 2.75mm needles - 33sts x 42rows

M/L size, 3.00mm needles - 29sts x 41 rows

Finished Measurements:

S/M fitted - 46cm/18inch circumference x 21cm/8.25inch depth

S/M slouchy - 46cm/18inch circumference x 23cm/9inch depth

M/L fitted - 54cm/21.25inch circumference x 23cm/9inch depth

M/L slouchy - 54cm/21.25inch circumferenc x 25cm/10inch depth

 Buy the pattern via Ravelry at the link below!