Vines Aflame

September 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
140 - 200 yards (128 - 183 m)
16” relaxed forehead circumference (ribbing will easily stretch to up to 23”) x 7.5” length
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Using Smaller Needle
1 rep of bottom pattern (sts 1–20 & rnds 1–19) =
2.66” wide x 2.75” long using smaller needles

Vines Aflame is written in one size. The stitches used on the bottom portion (“brim”) are stretchy enough to accommodate most adults. Slightly smaller or larger variations can be achieved by playing with needle size.

As written the hat is casual and falls somewhere between a beanie and slouch style. Working the entire hat in the smaller needle size will result in a more classic beanie shape. Give the hat a slouchier Rasta style by increasing the larger needle size to produce a softer (floppier) fabric for the upper portion of the hat. You can also lengthen the hat by working rnds 20-33 as desired, however, if doing this and increasing needle sizes you will need another skein of yarn.