February 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Moss Stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
235 - 245 yards (215 - 224 m)
Average ladies: 21-22"
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This pretty 1920’s-style cloche hat has lots of character, from its faux ribbon to the turned up back, complete with an optional bow. Monochromatic hand/kettle-dyes are perfect for getting a wool tweed look, but this hat would be stunning in a solid or semi-solid, as well. The ribbon only uses approx. 25m (30yds) of yarn, so it is a great way to use up some spare worsted, along with an irresistible new hand-dye that you couldn’t say no to! However, if you want to go with something special, and even more ribbon-like, try a worsted weight silk blend for the band.