Pineapple Upside Down Hat
A fine introduction to shaping pineapple lace, this hat is worked from the top down with pineapple increases and decreases. Post stitches highlight the pineapples for a hat with maximum texture, and the pom-pom adds the perfect final touch.
DESIGNER Anastasia Popova
FINISHED SIZE 14 (17, 20)” circumference, meant to be worn with 3–4″ negative ease. Shown in 17″ size.
YARN The Alpaca Yarn Company Snuggle (55% alpaca, 15% wool, 30% acrylic; 104 yd [95 m]/3 1/2 oz [100 g]): #6040 snow berries, 1 (2, 2) skeins.
HOOK Size J/10 (6 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
NOTIONS Yarn needle.
GAUGE 10 sts and 5 rows = 4″ in dc.