Clematis Cloche

Clematis Cloche

 

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Bell-shaped cloche hats are classic, feminine, and a great way to keep your ears protected on windy days. Here, a double strand of thick yarn creates a sturdy fabric that keeps its shape. Accent your cloche with a vintage brooch, fabulous button, or make the felt flower shown here.

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
child small(adult extra small, adult medium, adult extra large)
Circumference: 17.25″(19.75″, 22.25″, 24.5″)

GAUGE 4″ = 13 sts and 22 rounds in Double Moss Stitch with doubled strand of yarn
Note: yarn shown usually knits at 16-18 sts to 4″ in Stocking Stitch with a single strand of yarn

MATERIALS
150(180, 210, 240) yards aran weight yarn
US 9 (5.5mm) 16″ circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge
US9 (5.5 mm) set of 4 double-pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge
stitch markers
yarn needle
scrap of felt 4″ by 10″ or 7″ by 7″
one 0.75″-1.5″ button
sewing needle and thread

YARN SHOWN: Alpenglow Groovy Goat (70% fine wool/30% yearling mohair; 140 yards/57 grams)