Zelda Cloche

A flower motif adorns one side, and a head-snugging sideways rib on the other side makes for a perfect fit in this transitional hat 

DESIGNER Brenda K. B. Anderson

FINISHED SIZE 17½ (19, 20½)” circumference at hat-band edge; 8 (8¼, 8½)” tall (from bottom to top). Hat is meant to be worn with 2″ negative ease at hat-band edge to fit heads that measure 19½ (21, 22½)”.

YARN Madelinetosh Tosh Sport (100% superwash merino; 270 yd [246 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): mica, 1 skein.

HOOK Size G/6 (4 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

NOTIONS St markers (m); yarn needle.

GAUGE 20 sts and 25 rows = 4″ in sc blo. Half-flower motif worked through row 7 measures about 6.75″ across bottom edge.

Zelda Cloche Zelda Cloche Top
Zelda Cloche Flat
Zelda Cloche Side
Zelda Cloche Motif

Zelda Cloche

Zelda Cloche
Alexis Winslow

This 20s-inspired cloche with alternating color stripes is worked in the round. An i-cord button loop helps cinch the band.

Sizes 20 (22½ )" head circumference; shown in larger size
Yarn Blue Sky Alpacas Sport Weight (100% baby alpaca, 110 yd [100 m]/50 g):
• #507 light gray (MC), 1 skein
• #518 scarlet (CC), 1 skein
Gauge 18 sts and 28 rows = 4" in St st
• Size 6 (4 mm): 16" circular (cir) needle and set of double-pointed needles (dpn)
• Markers (m)
• Yarn needle
• ⅞" decorative button
• ⅝" plain backing button
• Sewing needle and thread for buttons

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