Bothel by Tracey Todhunter


September 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Brim pattern
4.5 mm
219 yards (200 m)
Small (medium, large) | To fit: 50 (55, 60)cm / 20 (22, 24)in
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This pattern is available as part of the Drift Collection ebook. Single digital patterns will be released in September 2016

The print book is now available HERE

Single print patterns and yarn HERE


A great all-rounder that you’ll reach for time and again on a cold, frosty morning. This beautiful hat is a classic, with subtle stitch patterning that looks complex, yet is easy to execute. The hat works well as either a beanie fit or a slouchy fit, and has an optional bobble or cute loop. Ideal for beginners, it’s also a quick, satisfying project for more experienced crocheters.


Eden Cottage Yarns Whitfell DK (DK; 100% baby Alpaca; 100m / 109yds per 50g ball)
Shade: Laburnum; 2 x 50g balls
Shade: Charcoal; 2 x 50g balls
Shade: Ebony; 2 x 50g balls
Small oddments in contrasting colour for tab top or pom pom if desired.

Small size shown in Ebony
Medium size shown in Laburnum with Charcoal pompom
Large size shown in Charcoal with Laburnum loop top

Needles and Accessories

4.5mm crochet hook (or the size needed to obtain the correct gauge)

A locking stitch marker or a small safety pin may be used to mark the last dc of each round if required.


Small (medium, large)
Finished circumference:
50 (52, 56)cm / 19.5 (21,22)in, after blocking
To fit: 50 (55, 60)cm / 20 (22, 24)in
Length: 21(23, 24)cm / 8.5 (9, 9.5)in after blocking


First five rounds measure 5cm across the shorter diameter of the hexagon, using 4.5mm hook after blocking.

16 sts and 20 rnds to 10cm (4in) over brim pattern using 4.5mm hook after blocking.

Note: Adjust hook size if necessary to match gauge.