Dapper Cloche

Dapper Cloche

 

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Cloche style hats are wonderful for framing your face and keeping your ears warm. This style with a half-brim is especially flattering, and can be dressed up with a ribbon rose (online tutorial available) or another pretty brooch. The herringbone stitch pattern creates a rich texture. Best of all, the brim is constructed completely of knit fabric—no plastic insert!—so it’s soft and flexible.

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
adult extra small(adult medium, adult large)
Circumference: 20.5″(22.25″, 24″)

GAUGE 4″ = 18 sts and 30 rounds in Woven Horizontal Herringbone Stitch
4″ = 19.5 sts and 34 rounds in Tweed Stitch
Note: yarn shown usually knits at 14-18 sts to 4″ in Stocking Stitch

MATERIALS
120(135, 150) yards aran weight yarn
2 yards waste yarn
Size H or I crochet hook
size 9 (5.5mm) circular needles 16″ or size needed to obtain gauge
size 9 (5.5mm) double-pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge
stitch marker
yarn needle

YARN SHOWN Manos del Uruguay Wool Clasica (100% handspun pure wool, kettle dyed; 138 yards/100 grams)