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Beatrice (PDF)

$5.00

Difficulty: Intermediate

Beatrice is part cloche and part slouch hat, inspired one cool Spring morning observing the assortment of [unflattering] headwear donned by my fellow walking enthusiasts. Worked from the bottom up, this design takes shape by using a series of gauge changes.

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Product Description

SIZE
Child [Woman’s S/M, Woman’s M/L] (shown in Woman’s S/M)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Head Circumference (around forehead):
16 [18, 20] inches
Remember that most hats are designed to fit with approximately 2 inches (or more) of negative ease at forehead.

MATERIALS
Yarn Love Charlotte Bronte Aran [100% certified organic merino wool; 150 yd./137 m. per 113g skein]; main color (mc): Cinnamon Toast; 1 [1, 2] skeins; coordinating color (cc): Cove Blue; 1 [1, 1] skein.

1 16-inch US #6/4mm circular needle
1 16-inch US #7/4.5mm circular needle
1 16-inch US #8/5mm circular needle
1 16-inch US #9/5.5mm circular needle
1 set US #8/5mm double-point needles

NOTIONS
stitch markers
tapestry needle

GAUGE
20 sts/28 rnds = 4” in stockinette using US #6/4mm.
18 sts/24 rnds = 4” in stockinette using US #7/4.5mm.
16 sts/20 rnds = 4” in stockinette using US #8/5mm.
14 sts/18 rnds = 4” in stockinette using US #9/5.5mm.