Sitka Spruce Hat by Kat Goldin

Sitka Spruce Hat

Crochet
September 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 13 rows = 4 inches
in pattern
4.0 mm (G)
170 - 200 yards (155 - 183 m)
S(M, L)
UK
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Part of the Sitka Spruce set from The Accessories Project: Book One.

The ripple and puff stitch pattern radiates out from the crown in wedges, creating a pattern that reminds me of a circle of pine trees.

Size
Hat
To fit head circumference: 45(50, 55)cm/18(20, 22)in
Finished circumference at brim: 43 (48, 53)cm/17 (19, 21)in
Finished height: 19 (21, 23)cm/7.5 (8, 9)in
Choose a size smaller than your head.

Mitts
To fit palm circumference: 17(20, 22)cm/7 (8, 9)in
Finished circumference at palm: 17 (19, 21)cm/7 (7.5, 8.5)in
Choose a size smaller than your hand.

Materials
4 50g skeins Debbie Bliss Aymara (4ply weight, 100% Alpaca, 100m/50g) in Moss
4mm (US G/6) hook
Approximate yarn requirements:
Hat 80 (90, 100)g
Mitts 55 (60, 70)g

Tension
20sts and 13 rnds in pattern to 10cm/4in using 4mm hook (or size
needed to achieve tension)

Difficulty Rating
Easy

Skills Needed
Basic crochet stitches, working in rows, working in rounds without
turning, missing stitches, raised stitches.

Construction
Both hat and mitts are worked from
the top down.

Pattern is written and charted using standard UK terms (US conversions given in abbreviations)