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Sun Hat

Knitting
July 2010
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches in garter
US 6 - 4.0 mm
120 - 150 yards (110 - 137 m)
S (L); 17.75 (21.25) in/45 (54) cm head circumference
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This hat is worked top-down in the round using a heavy worsted weight cotton yarn for a firm shape and comfortable summertime wear.

Sizes and Finished Measurements
Sizes: S (L); shown in size S
Head Circumference: 17.75 (21.25) in/45 (54) cm

Yarn
150 yd/137 m worsted weight yarn

Shown in Blue Sky Alpacas Organic Cotton (100% Organic Cotton; 150yds/137m per 100g skein)
Color # 622 Pumpkin; 1 skein

Blocked Gauge
18 sts/33 rows = 4 in/10 cm in Garter Stitch

Needles and Notions
Needle Sizes are recommendations only. Always use needle size necessary to obtain gauge.

US #6/4.0mm double pointed needles, 32 in/80 cm or longer circluar needle for magic loop method, or 2 circular needles; use your preferred small-circumference circular knitting method.
US #6/4.0mm 16 in/40 cm circular needle

place markers
removable marker or safety pin
tapestry needle

Skills
knitting, purling, working in the round, increasing using knitting in front and back of stitch method