Gatsby by Cynthia Spencer
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October 2011
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
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This hat is part of the e-book that benefits the wonderful organization Breast Cancer Connections.

It makes a wonderful chemo cap, keeping the wearer feeling feminine. The suggested yarn is Berroco Comfort Chunky, which is a soft, easily washed yarn that is perfect for the use. The lace pattern is easily memorized, and the knitting goes quickly. Add the flower if the wearer would like extra cheer!

The yarn required depends on the size being made. Use a bulky yarn for an adult, a worsted for a young child, and a DK for an infant. Models were made in Berroco Comfort Chunky (approx. 150 yards), Worsted (approx. 150 yards), and DK (approx. 100 yards).

Skills taught in this pattern:
-Simple lace
-Chart provided for keeping track
-How to knit a flower

Really Clear Skill Rating:
Level 2: You’re becoming fairly independent with knitting. You are comfortable with knitting, purling, and perhaps a few basic stitch patterns. You might need an explanation for a technique here and there rather than having the entire pattern being step-by-step.

4-page pattern