Beginning at the centre of the leaf motif at the front, and increasing within this pattern from just a few stitches to the full width from side edge to edge, the hat is worked from front to back. Reverse stockinette I-cord gives a neat, sturdy edge. Only one row of I-cord is worked for every 2 rows of the hat so it pulls in the edge without the need for any more complex shaping such as short rows. Closely worked decreases at the back create a slightly slouchy, gathered effect; the hat is completed by grafting together the few remaining stitches.
16 sts and 24 rows = 4" / 10cm in st st.
Available in three sizes.
Finished circumference of approx 19[21, 23]” / 48[53, 58]cm.
Shown with zero ease. Choose a size with some negative ease for a closer, less slouchy, fit.
Scrumptious Aran in Empire Biscuit, one skein.
US 8 / 5mm 24" / 60cm or longer circular.
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