Bailey by Jane Richmond


December 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
220 yards (201 m)
One Size
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Bailey is a slouchy hat that features rich texture and a folded brim for a softer fit around the forehead. This pattern uses only one skein of worsted weight yarn and includes tips on how to modify this slouchy hat to a fitted beanie.

1 skeins Cascade Yarns The Heathers 220 (100% Merino wool, 220yds/201m per 100g/3.5oz skein) in 9408 Truffle OR 220yds/201m of worsted weight yarn

4mm/US6 circular needle, 16in
5mm/US8 circular needle, 16in
5mm/US8 dpns

1 stitch marker
Yarn needle

18 sts and 23 rows = 4in/10cm in St st on larger needles in the rnd
25 sts and 28 rows = 4in/10cm in Bramble Stitch on larger needles in the rnd

Finished Measurements
Approx 19.5in/49.5cm circumference (unstretched) and 10in/25.5cm long.

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