Classic Crab Hat by Molly Kent
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Classic Crab Hat

September 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5 stitches = 1 inch
in Stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
175 - 200 yards (160 - 183 m)
one size fits most
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This pattern is for a comfy hat with four graceful crabs scuttling above the band. It is worked in two colors in the round, shaped with decreases around the crown. Any worsted weight yarn will work well. The band of the hat is double-thick ribbing for extra warmth, and extra stretch. An optional tassel or pom-pom gives this hat an added touch of playfulness, just in case the critters aren’t enough!