Hermaness Hats by Gudrun Johnston
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Hermaness Hats

Knitting
September 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Lace Pattern
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
240 - 250 yards (219 - 229 m)
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Hermaness Hats is now available as an individual pattern.

This pattern is part of a new collection, The Shetland Trader-Book 2, by designer Gudrun Johnston.

The collection is now shipping-order here

Sizes
Slouch Hat: 18 3/4-inch circumference at brim; 9-inches tall from brim to crown
Beret: 19-inch circumference at brim; 8 1/2-inches tall from brim to crown; 10-inch diameter at widest point

Needles
US 2/3mm 16-inch circular needle
US 2/3mm set of dpn’s or long circular needle (if prefer using magic loop)
US 3/3.25mm 16-inch circular needle (if making the beret version)
US 3/3.25mm set of dpn’s or long circular needle (if prefer using magic loop)

Yarn
Fingering weight yarn in the following amounts:
240 yards (Slouch Hat); 250 yards (Beret)
Shown in Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia
Wool; 275 yards/50g) in “Button Jar” (Beanie) and “Sap” (Beret)

Notions Stitch markers
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Gauge
27 sts and 46 rnds= 4 inches in ribbed pattern on US 2/3mm needle
34 sts and 40 rnds=4 inches in lace pattern on US 2/3mm needle (Beanie)
31 sts and 40 rnds= 4inches in lace pattern on US 3/3mm needle (Beret)

Construction
Both of these hats begin at the brim with ribbing and are knit bottom up with crown shaping.