HDC Hat

Crochet, project 167. Completed 10/24/2008

Yarn: 163.4 yds / 2.6 oz worsted yarn: 1 ball – Cascade Yarns: 220 Superwash Paints (100% superwash wool), 3.5 oz/100 g, 220 yds. Color 9859 (Tropical Punch)

Hook: I-9 (5.5 mm) crochet hook

Gauge: Rounds 1 – 5 = 3.5″ diameter (4″ according to original pattern)

Pattern by Candi Jensen, Crochet Today, Nov / Dec 2008

Finished size: One size fits most (Large), 9.5 inches long

Leftover yarn: 0.9 oz – about 56.6 yds left

Approximate cost: $13.89 per ball from Purl’s ($10.30 for yarn used)

Supposed to be 19.5″ circumference: easily fits a 22″ head. For a shorter brim, work to 8.5″ long, then work 1 – 3 rounds sc.

Suggestion: work sc in contrasting color. Can wear the brim up or down.

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