Zelda's Cloche

ZELDA'S CLOCHE
Shelley Gerber

Paint the town in this flapper-style felted cloche. Knit up quickly in worsted yarn, this vintage-inspired hat will dress up any outfit. Embellished with a felted flower.

Finished Size 23" brim circumference.

Yarn O-Wool Classic Worsted (100% certified organic merino wool; 99 yd [90 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #9103 ash (MC), 3 skeins; #4411 begonia (A), 1 skein; #6402 saffron (B), small amount for center of flower. Yarn distributed by Tunney Wool Company.

Needles Cloche-size 10½ (6.5 mm): 16" circular (cir) and set of 4 double-pointed (dpn). Flower-size 10 (6 mm): straight. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle.

Gauge 14 sts and 19 rnds = 4" in St st with 2 strands of MC held together on larger needles, before felting; 15 sts and 20 rnds = 4" after felting.

 

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