Japanese Maple Hat

Japanese Maple Hat

 

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This easy to wear hat features a textured leaf stitch pattern and knits up very quickly. Choose a size that is an inch or two larger than your actual head circumference to get a slouchy effect; the ribbed band will stay snug around your head.

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
child small(adult small, adult large)
Circumference: 17.5″(22.5″, 25″)

GAUGE 4″ = 16 sts and 25 rounds in Leaf Stitch on larger needles
Note: yarn shown usually knits at 16-18 sts to 4″ in Stocking Stitch

MATERIALS
80(140, 150) yards aran weight yarn
US 6 (4mm) and US 8 (5mm) circular needles 16″ or size needed to obtain gauge and 2 sizes smaller
set of 4 US 8 (5mm) double-pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge
stitch marker
yarn needle

YARN SHOWN Tactile Fiber Arts Madrone Worsted (100% rambouillet wool; 195 yards/100g)