A soft and feminine Hat, with beanie shaping and a cloche style rolled brim. Looks wonderful in a variety of textured or coloured yarns.
Correct sizing is dependant on row gauge for width and stitch gauge for length, with row gauge being the most important aspect to consider when subbing yarns.
Skills required: Knit & purl sts, short rows (w&t), provisional cast-on, Kitchener stitch
Pattern contents: Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on, W&T Short Rows & Kitchener Stitch
- Illustrated knitting pattern
- Metric and imperial measurements
- To fit size 18 (20, 22) in/45.75 (50.75, 56) cm
Materials you need at home:
- 115 (137, 164) yd/106 (126, 150) m worsted weight, single ply yarn (e.g. Brown Sheep Handpaint Originals)
- 31yd/28m yarn for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St. * Pair 4mm/UK8/US6 straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
- 3.75mm crochet hook
- Approx. 3yd/3m waste yarn
- Tapestry needle
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