Garter Ear Flap Hat by Purl Soho
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Garter Ear Flap Hat

January 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
4.25 stitches and 8 rows = 1 inch
in garter stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
60 - 160 yards (55 - 146 m)
Baby, Toddler, Kid, Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large
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1 (1, 1, 1, 2, 2) skein(s) of Purl Soho’s Alpaca Pure, 100% alpaca. We used the colors Heirloom White (Artemisia, Storm Gray) for the Baby (Kid, Adult Medium) hat. (
A US #8 12 (for Baby size) or 16-inch circular needle
A US #7 12 (for Baby size) or 16-inch circular needle
A set of US #7 double pointed needles
4 removable stitch markers
1 stitch markers of a different color to indicate end-of-round

FINISHED DIMENSIONS Baby,(Toddler, Kid, Adult S, Adult M, Adult L)
Circumference: 14 (16, 17 3/4, 19 3/4, 21 3/4, 23 1/2) inches
Height: 7 1/4 (8, 9, 10, 11 1/2, 12 3/4) inches, from bottom of ear flap to top of hat, not including tassel

The Right and Left Ear Flaps are shaped using short rows. For our complete Short Rows Tutorial, please visit

NOTE: Because the short rows are worked in garter stitch in this pattern, you do not have to pick up the wraps; simply ignore the wraps when you come to them.

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