Hypatia Hat by Kelly McClure
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Hypatia Hat

September 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in given in instructions
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
218 yards (199 m)
adult medium with positive ease
This pattern is available for $4.00 USD
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Hypatia was a female Greek astronomer, mathematician and philosopher from Alexandria, Egypt who was murdered in 415 CE. The starry pattern on this hat is an homage to her.

The hat is available in two styles: beanie with button tab and floppy beret. It is knit from the bottom up on circular needles with extrafine merino. The pattern is 2 pages and includes both styles.

Skill Level: Rookie-Apprentice-Virtuoso-Genius

Skills: knit, purl, K3tog

Sizes: adult medium

Finished Measurements: beanie is approx. 9” wide and 8” tall; beret is approx. 13” wide and 8” tall; both measured across the middle above the brim and lying flat; fits a 20-23” head

Other Materials: tapestry needle or teeny crochet hook, stitch marker, 1.5” button (size is not crucial)