Flowers of Fall Hat by Brownie Knits

Flowers of Fall Hat

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Knitting
September 2010
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
5.0 mm (H)
5.5 mm (I)
175 - 250 yards (160 - 229 m)
0 to 6 months; 6 to 12 months; Toddler; Child; Adult Small; Adult Large
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This is a pattern that combines knit and crochet to create this fun hat. The flowers are crocheted and the pattern includes instructions for both a sunflower and mum look. The hat is knitted from the bottom up in the round.

Level: Adventurous Beginner to Intermediate

Sizing:
0 to 6 months; 6-12 months; Toddler; Child; Adult Small; Adult Large
Finished Circumference: 12 (14, 16, 18, 18, 20)
To Fit (in inches): 15 (17, 19, 21, 21, 23)
Smallest size is listed first with larger sizes in order inside the parenthesis. Pattern has 3 inches of negative ease.

Gauge:
5 sts/inch in St st on larger needles unstretched

Needles:
US 6 16” circular
US 6 DPNs (for smallest size)
US 7 16” circular
US 7 DPNs (all sizes)
Crochet Hook in size I if using Chunky weight yarns for flower
Crochet Hook in size H if using Worsted weight yarns for flower

Materials:
Hat is knit out of Worsted weight yarn to get 5 stitches per inch. 75 yards for the bottom contrasting color and 150 yards for the top main color will suffice for any of the individual sizes.

Good yarn options: Dream in Color Classy; Berroco Vintage; Cascade 220 Superwash; Fantasy Dark Horse; Plymouth Encore Worsted

Sunflower version yarn: 1 skein each of Dream in Color Classy in Tea Party and Happy Forest for hat and center of sunflower; small amounts of Berroco Vintage Chunky in Sunny (6121) and Crystal Palace Yarns Fizz in color 7342 for the flower. You can use a Worsted weight yarn instead of the Chunky for the petals.

Mum yarn: Berroco Vintage 5157 for flower