Drop a Hint: a Scarf and a Hat by Anne Lecrivain-Cozzoli
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Drop a Hint: a Scarf and a Hat

Knitting
October 2010
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
4 stitches and 6 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette Stitch (for hat)
US 11 - 8.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
71 - 90 yards (65 - 82 m)
22" head
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Some hints are subtle and some are not. This scarf is a classic and bold way to present a luscious ribbon yarn, subtlety not being its strong suit. The hat, a lovely cousin, shows a lovely interaction between a soft and luxurious alpaca silk and that same beautiful ribbon yarn.

Size:
Hat: Fits a 22” head loosely
Scarf: approx. 4.5”X74”MaterialsScarf: Crystal Palace Party 100% nylon, 87yds per 50g ball col. 415; Roses; 2 balls
Hat: MC Debbie Bliss Alpaca Silk 80% alpaca, 20% Silk, 71yds/65m per 50 g col. 10; 1 ball
CC Crystal Palace Party100% nylon, 87yds per 50g ball col. 415; Roses; 1 ball or the leftovers from your scarf

Tools:
Scarf: 1 set of US 11/8mm needlesHat: 1 set of US 8/5mm 16” circular needles (or size needed to achieve gauge); 1 set of US 8/5mm DPNS (at least 4 needles)(or set that matches circular needles); stitch markers, tapestry needle
Gauge:
Scarf: 12sts = 4”; Gauge is not vital here, as it is a scarf and doesn’t require a specific fit.
Hat: 16 sts and 24 rows= 4”; Gauge is very important here since it is a piece of clothing that you want to fit.