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Kennedy High Hat

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September 15 2016
September 16 2016
Project info
Kennedy High Hat
Hear It For the Team Hat by Bobbi Anderson
Needles & yarn
US 9 - 5.5 mm
4 stitches = 1 inch
Red Heart Team Spirit
59 yards in stash
0.75 skeins = 177.0 yards (161.8 meters), 105 grams
Jo-Ann Fabric & Crafts

A hat for Jacob in his school colors.

Took awhile to get the hat set up for striping the way I wanted. Not really a fan of how the yarn stripes. As much as I dislike colorwork, I would have preferred having more control over the stripes by using two colors of yarn.

Didn’t have size 8 needles, so went up to size 9. I managed to get gauge with the 9s, but the end hat size seems a little loose (at least for me).

The ear flaps are too stiff for my liking, especially since I didn’t add the braids. To keep them--and the brim flat--I added a final row of crochet SLST. The edges still want to roll a bit.

Not sure if the garter edge was supposed to be visible when adding the ear flaps. I decided to keep the ridge by picking up stiches below it.

Added a pom pom to the top.

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by Red Heart
100% Acrylic
244 yards / 141 grams
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  • Project created: September 17, 2016
  • Finished: September 17, 2016
  • Updated: June 3, 2017