203. Elphaba Beanie

Crochet, project 203. Completed 11/9/2009

Costume piece made for a performer, based on the black beanie Idina Menzel wears in Wicked as Elphaba arrives at school. This beanie is the same pattern as the HDC Cap (#196), done in black yarn instead of yellow, with additional increase rounds to be the Adult Medium size.

PATTERN
Adapted from http://blog.innerchildcrochet.com/?p=380

MADE FOR
A friend

SIZE
Adult M

MATERIALS
Yarn: 1.1 oz (63 yds) from 1 skein Plymouth Encore Worsted (75% acrylic, 25% wool), 200 yd per 100 g/3.5 oz skein. Color: 217. Black

Crochet Hook: H-8 (5 mm) crochet hook

GAUGE
4 sts = 1 inch in HDC; 5 rds = 2″ – my gauge is different from pattern
Original pattern gauge: 12 sts x 10 rows in hdc = 4″

NOTES
This hat was very quick to make: a one-day project.

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