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Piper by Christa Giles

Straight out of Gatsby. Knit from the top down using short rows for clever shaping.

 

$6.00 US

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Finished circumference: 20 (22)” / 51 (56) cm. To fit heads 19–21 (21–23)” / 48.5–53.5 (53.5 –58.5) cm with 1–3” / 2.5–7.5 cm of ease. Two options are given for hat depth to allow the knitter to customize the degree of slouch. The shorter hat measures 15” / 38 cm from ear to ear. Sample is size 20” / 51 cm and is shorter

 

Yarn: 20” sample: Cascade Yarns 220 Wool Heathers (220 yds / 201 m per 3½ oz / 100 g skein; 100% Peruvian Highland Wool): I skein in #9408 Brown (MC) 1 skein in #2425 Orange (CC) 22” sample: Berroco Ultra Alpaca (215 yds / 198 m per 3½ oz / 100g skein; 50% Alpaca, 50% Wool): 1 skein in #6297 Lobster mix (MC) 1 skein in #6283 Lavender mix (CC)

 

Needles & Notions: Size 8 US / 5 mm circular needle, 16” / 40 cm long. Size 8 US / 5 mm set of five double pointed needles. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge. Eight stitch markers, tapestry needle or bodkin, decorative button.

 

Gauge: 18 sts and 24 rows = 4’’ / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch. To save time and to ensure accurate sizing, check gauge.

 

Construction Notes: Knit from the crown to the brim with integral piping gathered into pleats at the side and accented with a button.

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Buy Cascade Yarns 220 Wool Heathers at The Yarn and Fiber Company

 

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