Fox Hat by Kyoko Nakayoshi
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Fox Hat

Knitting
August 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
For head circumference: 37 (40, 46, 49) cm
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The pattern includes all three animals (rabbit, bear and fox).

Sizes
For head circumference: 37 (40, 46, 49) cm
Actual hat circumferences (1cm negative ease): 36 (39, 45, 48) cm
Hat depth: 15.4 (16.6, 19, 20.8) cm

Rabbit hat model head circumference is 46.5cm and is wearing 45cm hat.
Bear hat model head circumference is 45cm and is wearing 45cm hat.
Fox hat model head circumference is 41cm and is wearing 39cm hat.

Yarn
Blacker Swan Falkland Island Wool from Swan Inlet Farm (DK weight; 100% pure new wool; 100m 119yds per 50g ball)

Bear hat
1 (1, 1, 2) x 50g ball of Sorrel as MC
Note: Sorrel is no longer available. The nearest colour is Mountain Berry.
1 x 50g ball of Dusty Miller as CC for the inside of the bear ear

Rabbit hat
1 (1, 1, 2) x 50g ball of Cinnamon Grass as MC
1 x 50g ball of Dusty Miller as CC for the inside of the rabbit ear

Fox hat
1 (1, 1, 2) x 50g ball of Hawkweed as MC
1 x 50g ball of Dusty Miller as CC for the inside of the fox ear
Small amount of DK black yarn (this is used just for 2 rows for the ears. 1m for each ear is enough)

Note: All three hats can be made using 1 (1, 1, 2) balls of the MC. And you only need one ball of Dusty Miller to work all 6 contrasts on the ears.

Needles
1 set of 4mm (UK8/US6) DPNs
1 set of 3.5mm (UK9-10 or 10/US4) DPNs

Tools & Accessories
Yarn needle
6 stitch markers

Tension
20 sts and 28 rnds to 10cm square over stocking stitch using 4mm needles.
Please adjust needle sizes to obtain correct tension.