Melanie Cloche by Nailya Plaskey

Melanie Cloche

Knitting
February 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
9 stitches and 12 rows = 2 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
150 yards (137 m)
sized for adults (head circumference about 22 inches)
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Here is a beautiful hat design that is knit seamlessly from the top down. It has a simple garter stitch on the brim that is worked diagonally. Use any combination of colors you like or make it in solid color. The brim band overlaps and is held together with buttons. You can easily adjust the placement of the buttons for a perfect fit. Wear it as a beanie or fold the brim up for a cloche look.

Skill level: beginner to intermediate
Finished dimensions: sized for adults (head circumference about 22 inches)
Yarn: worsted weight yarn (about 2.8 oz).
*Needles: double-end needles and 16” circular needle size 3.75mm/US5 or size to obtain gauge.
Other materials: 3 decorative buttons, tapestry needle.
Gauge: 9 st and 12 rows = 2” (stockinette stitch)
To save time , please check your gauge.