The Dead of Winter Toque by I Need It Crochet

The Dead of Winter Toque

Crochet
February 2020
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
8.0 mm (L)
100 - 120 yards (91 - 110 m)
S, M, L
US
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The Dead of Winter Toque

Often, when I’m designing a set of patterns, I come up with the largest piece first and model the other patterns after it. The opposite is actually true in this case. About a year ago, I had spun some beautiful merino into a super chunky yarn and I needed to make it into something. After a lot (like, a whole lot) of trial and error, I made it into a toque. It turned out to be the warmest toque ever! I actually wear it every day, even in -40. So, If you have a nice wool based yarn, I’d definitely recommend using it for this pattern.
And if you’re curious how my wool hat looks, go check out my Instagram!

Finished Sizes:
Instructions given to fit size Small; changes for Medium & Large are in ()
S (M, L)
To Fit Head Circumference: 21” (22”, 23”)
Finished Circumference: 21” (22”, 23”)
Finished Length: 9”.

Materials:
I used Loops and Threads Charisma, which is 100% Acrylic, #5 Bulky weight yarn. Though it is listed as a #5, it is more like a #6.
Any yarn of similar weight would work.
Approximately 100 (110, 120) yds.
8mm Hook
Stitch Markers
Yarn Needle
Scissors
Measuring Tape

This pattern has been tested by a number of experienced crocheters and I have provided many pictures within the pattern to help you along the way. If you run into trouble you are free to message me for help.