Leaf Peeper Hats from Interweave Crochet Fall 2009

This cozy hat is offered in three styles and three sizes; easily tailored to anyone on your list. The different brim and ear flap options allow for complete customization. The clever and subtle shaping with half-double crochet and front-post double crochets worked into the same stitch gives a gentle curve with interesting texture.

Leaf Peeper Hats
Lisa Soutendijk

Finished Size: Adult (teen, child) 8½ (8, 7½)” from top of crown to bottom edge and 23 (20½, 18)” circumference.

Yarn: Manos del Uruguay Clásica (100% wool; 138 yd [126 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #706 (green), 1 skein for adult hat; #704 (red), 2 skeins for teen hat; #708 (blue), 1 skein for child hat (MC); and #703 (gray; CC), 1 skein for all 3 hats. Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers.

Hook: Size K/10½ (6.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: Yarn needle; stitch marker (m).

Gauge: First 3 rnds of crown = 3½” in diameter.


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