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A romantic rasta style Hat, with it's deep textured brim and airy, light body, that can be worn in a number of ways. Wear back for a casual slouchy look, or forward for the beret look, or to the side to be just that little bit different.

This pattern is available to purchase separately, or as part of the Going Straight collection.

198 [235, 266] yd/181 [215, 243] m
36yd/33m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
DK weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Pair 3.5mm/UK--/US4 straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
3.5mm crochet hook
Approx. 3yd/3m waste yarn
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Rowan Pure Wool DK [142yd/130m per 50g; 100% Wool]

Shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head

Fit is determined by row gauge – if your gauge differs, simply work more or fewer panels to achieve the desired size.

24 sts x 32 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm needles over St.St.

To fit size: 18 [20, 22] in/45.75 [50.75, 56] cm
Finished size: 16 [18, 20] in/40.75 [45.75, 50.75] cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, short rows (w&t), provisional cast-on, kitchener stitch, cables, basic lace (eyelets)

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on & Kitchener Stitch


Published December 2007

PDF file size: 3MB

Product code: WW057GSStrudel

Technical editors: Mary Louise Quick & Heather Murray