Catena Hat by Julia Schwartz

Catena Hat

July 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches
in hdc
4.25 mm (G)
100 - 150 yards (91 - 137 m)
20 inch circumference that stretches to fit most adults
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Designer: Julia Schwartz
Yarn: Bernat Softee Baby 100% acrylic, 4.25 oz./ 120 g., 310 yrds/ 283 m.
Hook: 4.00 mm, US G/6
Notions: tapestry needle
Size: adult (21 inches)
Gauge: 18 hdc x 14 rows = 4 in/10 cm
Stitches Used: Chain (ch), Half Double Crochet (hdc), Slip Stitch (sl st), Front Post Double Crochet (fpdc), Front Post Double Crochet 2 together (fpdc2tog)

  • This hat is worked flat using short rows.
  • Testers made a note that the fpdc stitches liked to pull the fibric tight. To keep gauge keep your fpdc stitches lose and pull them up to meet the height of the current row.

Copyright: Julia Schwartz.
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