Best Buds by Rose Beck

Best Buds

Knitting
September 2014
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 9 - 5.5 mm
100 - 110 yards (91 - 101 m)
One size fits most adults
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Three asymmetrical buds add quirky charm to this cute hat. It knits up so quickly, you can easily make more for your friends, your own best buds! Instructions are provided for two different gauges, using either aran (16 sts/4”) or bulky (13 sts/4”) weight yarn.

This pattern is for intermediate knitters. A chart is used, with written row-by-row instructions provided.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
18” at brim, 21” at widest point, 8.5” long

MATERIALS FOR ARAN VERSION (pink sample shown)
--110 yds aran weight yarn
Sample shown in The Plucky Knitter Traveler Aran color: Cherries on the Mall.
--needles in sizes US 8 and 9 or size to obtain gauge

MATERIALS FOR BULKY VERSION (blue sample shown)
--100 yds bulky weight yarn
Sample shown in The Plucky Knitter Snug, color: Two Drifters.
--needles in sizes US 9 and 10 or size to obtain gauge