Man’s XL Elf Hat

Knitting, project 175. Completed 11/12/2008

Yarn:
1) 195 yds worsted yarn: 2 skeins – Lamb’s Pride Worsted (85% wool, 15% mohair), 190 yards/4 oz (113 gram). Color M-210, Forest Shadows.
2) Medallion/tassel: small amount of 1 oz (57 yds) leftover Ironstone Yarns – Colorchanges (53% Wool, 47% Acrylic), 100 yds / 50 g (1.75 oz). Color 003 (reds).

Needles: US size 8 (5 mm) double-pointed needles (DPN) and 4.5 mm crochet hook

Gauge: 4.5 sts and 6 rounds = 1 inch in St st

Pattern adapted from the Medallion hat in Itty Bitty Hats by Susan B. Anderson

Finished size: Adult male, 23.5 inch head

Leftover yarn: 3.9 oz, 110 g (185 yds)

Approximate cost: $7 to $8 for Lamb’s Pride Worsted. Colorchanges yarn in stash.

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