The Hostess Hat by Susan Rainey

The Hostess Hat

Knitting
November 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette in the round
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1.5 mm
150 - 165 yards (137 - 151 m)
Small (Medium, Large, Extra Large)
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Make one for yourself to wear when you are the hostess OR make it as a hostess gift! It instantly adds some festive flair and fun to the holiday season!!

It is a very quick knit and the perfect project to learn how to do beaded knitting!

Hat is knit from the brim up, in the round. Beads are added to create the bold snowflake motif. Bead motif is charted only.

Instructions are also included for the tassel and the Peppermint Stick Twisted Cord.

Sizes
Small S (18”), Medium M (19”), Large L (20”), Extra Large XL (21”)
Slouchy Hat: Overall length is approx. 9-9 ½ inches

Materials
Two colors needed: red and cream or white
Sample shown in Cascade 220 MC (main color) Ruby 9404 (50 gms, about 110 yards) and CC (contrast color) Natural 8010 (25 gms, about 55 yards)

Beads
Size 3 silver lined seed beads (61 total, approx. 17 grams), one source Fusion Beads; two tubes will be needed.

I bought my beads at Stormcloud Trading in St. Paul MN.
725 Snelling Ave, St Paul, MN 55104; 651-645-0343.

Garden of Beadin carries size 2 seed beads which seem very similar.

Fusion Beads is listed as a source in the pattern.