“DC” in this case refers to the Double Crochet stitch, not our nation’s capital. This hat was designed to use the leftovers from the Jesse hat. The yarn is so — well, bulky — that the hat might be great for a bald kid in Alaska. It is snug and indeed warm.
Date started 11/20/2006
Date completed 11/23/06
Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Bulky (85% Wool, 15% Mohair), 4 oz, 125 yds/ball, 113 g. 90 yds total — 45 yds A and 45 yds B
A: Olive green, 46 yds
B: Khaki (lt green), 60 yds
Hook Size J-10 (6 mm) hook
Gauge 3 DC = 1 inch; each row DC about 5/8 inch.
Boy Beanie from Stitch ‘N Bitch Crochet (designer’s Web site at http://www.croshaydesign.com/caps.html)
Solid DC Skully, designed by Sarah A., copyright 2003 http://www.angelfire.com/wv/happyghan/twinstitch.html
Also used the Random Stripe Generator online at http://www.kissyourshadow.com/stripe_maker.php
Finished size: Snug 22″ circumference and 7.5″ long.
Designed to be a close but comfortable fit.
A: Olive green, 0.1 oz/2 g, ~3 yds (used 43 yds)
B: Khaki (lt green),0.5 oz/13 g, ~15.5 yds (used 44.5 yds)
Approximate cost $5.60:
Yarn is $8/skein, A: $2.75 and B: $2.85