Fuzzy Toque

Kntting, Project #116

I made this hat at the special request for a friend about to undergo chemotherapy. She wanted something soft and warm, as her hair is likely to fall out. This is a delightful pattern: Quick to knit up and hat has a swirl top shaped with 6 wedges.

Fuzzy Toque

Date completed: 12/25/2006

Yarn:

Main color (MC): 60 yds bulky yarn. Contrast color (CC): 27.5 to 32 yds novelty yarn.

  • MC – Encore Chunky (75% acrylic, 25% wool); 3.5 oz/100 g, 143 yds. Color #217, Black.
  • CC – Plymouth Firenze (30% wool, 30% acrylic, 40% nylon); 1.78 oz/50 g, 55 yds. Color #413, Black and Brown.

Needles: 16″ circular needle, US Size 10.5 (6.5 mm)
8″ double point needles, US Size 10.5 (6.5 mm)

Gauge: 3.5 sts and 4 rows per inch

Pattern: Modified the “Knit Hat with BeBop & Iceland Wool” designed by Yuke Hong

Finished size: Medium (20 to 21″), will stretch to fit to Large, 22 to 23″

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