Peek-A-Boo Cloche

Womens' intermediate hat with a lining that's knit first and then overlapped by the lace design. Simple lace charts create a stunning peek-a-boo pattern in contrasting colors.

Designer Mona Schmidt
Finished Size About 19½" head circumference and 8¼" tall, after blocking. Will stretch to fit up to 23" head circumference.
Yarn Reynolds Soft Sea Wool (100% wool; 162 yd [148 m]/50 g; Sportweight #2 Fine): #853 orange (MC) and #969 red (CC), 1 ball each. Yarn distributed by JCA.
Needles Lining and brim—size 2 (2.75 mm): set of 4 or 5 double-pointed (dpn) and 16" circular (cir). Lace outer layer—size 4 (3.5 mm): set of 4 or 5 dpn and 16" cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
• Markers (m);
• tapestry needle.
Gauge 13 sts and 23 rnds = 2" in St st on smaller needles worked in the round, after blocking.

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