Interlaken Brimmed Cloche
DREAM IN COLOR “Calm” makes for an amazing knit, the color palette beautiful, each with with subtle variations in color. This one named after the lovely town of Interlaken in the Swiss Alps. Warm, stylish and convertible from cloche to slouch by turning it inside out! Treat yourself or the recipient with this soft cap that is luxurious and doubly warm.
This hat is made in two pieces. First the headband/brim is knit flat with a provisional cast on, then joined to create a headband. Stop here and enjoy a great earwarmer - or continue on to pickup and knit stitches for the hat body in a wide rib. The hat is worked in the round. Finish up the hat, turn up the brim and be warm while looking elegant. Wear with turned up brim or turn inside out and wear as a slouch hat! (see photos on last page) One size fits most.
US Size 8 / 5mm 24 in Circular Needles & DPNs or size needed to obtain gauge SEE NOTE 1
US Size 7 / 4.5mm Needles, Straight or Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Dream in Color “Calm” in Prince William 240 yds SEE NOTE 2
Optional: 20yd/19m ball of scrap yarn of similar gauge. SEE NOTE 2
Sharp Tapestry or Darning Needle
Hat Body Gauge: 18 sts x 26 rows = 4 in /10 cm, blocked & slightly stretched on larger needles
Headband/Brim Gauge: 26 sts x 32 rows = 4 in / 10 cm, blocked on smaller needles
Finished circumference (around outer brim) approx 22.5 in / 54.5 cm
Finished Height from picked up edge to tip approx 8.5 / 21 cm