This intermediate hat uses front post double crochets to create a pattern inspired by 1950s fabrics. Sized for men, women, and children, this crocheted hat is the perfect gift for all.
Designer: Linda Permann
Finished Size: 15¼ (18, 20½)” head circumference, un-stretched, to fit child/teen (woman, man). Hat will stretch to fit heads measuring 3-4″ larger than finished circumference. 6½ (7¾, 9)” long, laid flat.
Yarn: Spud and Chloë Fine (80% superwash wool, 20% silk; 248 yd [227 m]/2¼ oz [65 g]): #7184 shitake, 1 skein. Yarn distributed Blue Sky Alpacas.
Hook Size: D/3 (3.25mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn needle.
Gauge: 22 sts and 18 rnds = 4″ wide and 4″ tall, worked in atomic cable patt.