The Paper Bag Hat by Sue Stapleton

The Paper Bag Hat

Crochet
February 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
4.0 mm (G)
328 - 547 yards (300 - 500 m)
Adult small, med, large
US
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Firstly, you may be wondering why I named this ‘The Paper Bag Hat’. I did so due to the way I have chosen to close the top of the hat. It reminded me of the old-fashioned brown paper bags from my days working in a local Supermarket.

I started as a Checkout Chick in my teens and the registers were all push button (but not in the digital sense). I would have to ask each customer if they would like a box or a bag for their purchases. If they wanted a bag I would grab one from the pile of neatly stacked brown paper bags and open it up. They had a square bottom and the sides had a concertina fold. So totally different from the tons of plastic bags that are in Know doubt many people over the years would also love me to put a paper bag over my head so now I can!

Stylecraft special dk Mocha. Colour 1. (C1)
Stylecraft special dk Cream. Colour 2 (C2)
Stylecraft special dk Parma violet. Colour 3 (C3)
Ice Magic Light White, Lilac, Brown. Colour 4 (C4)
Hook 4mm G
Darning Needle
Scissors
Finished Circumference 20 ½’ 52cm, 22’ 56cm, 24’ 61cm
Gauge 24 rows to 10cm
17 stitches to 10cm

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