Open Book Hat by Breean Elyse Miller
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Open Book Hat

November 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
US 7 - 4.5 mm
5.0 mm (H)
S (M, L, XL) Shown in size XL.
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This hat is waiting for your design details and inspirations to take shape on its ground of simple stockinette stitch. For the more creative enthusiast, it calls out for embellishment – duplicate stitches or experimental embroidery; for the minimalist, just leave it plain. The sample hat features an embroidered snowflake, crocheted edging, and two-colored ties with a “sprout” at the crown – creating an understated, yet whimsical look. Follow the instructions as given or dream up your own version. The Open Book hat is a great addition to any knitter’s library, and its flexibility makes customized gift making easy.

DIFFICULTY: Intermediate

- 2 skeins Swans Island Natural Colors, 100% Organic Merino Wool, worsted weight (100 gms, 250 yds each.)
Colors Shown: MC = Logwood YW218, 1 skein; CC = Natural YW211, 1 skein

  • US Size 7 (4.5 mm) 16” circular needle and/or double-pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Yarn needle, split ring stitch markers
  • Size H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook

S (M, L, XL) Shown in size XL.

Circumference: 14½ (16¼, 18, 19½)“ Height: 6 (6¾, 7¼, 7½)”

5 sts x 6 rnds = 1” on Stockinette stitch