271. The Flyflap Cap

Crochet, project 271. Completed 10/2/2010

Note the stylie earflaps.

PATTERN
Pattern purchased from Croshay Design, who says “The Flyflap Earflap Cap is an aviator-styled hat made extra warm by the stylie earflaps.”

MADE FOR
A friend in New York City

SIZE
One size (Adult)

Gauge: 11 DC/4inches

MATERIALS
Pattern called for 90 yds main color (MC) and 35 yds contrast color (CC). I used 58.3 yds MC and 34 yds CC.

Yarn:

  • MC: 1 ball Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice (100% acrylic). 3.5 oz / 100 g. 170 yds / 156 m Color: 153, Black.
  • CC: 1 ball Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice (100% acrylic). 3.5 oz / 100 g. 170 yds / 156 m. Color 151, Charcoal Gray.

Crochet Hook: US Size I-9 (5.5 mm)

NOTES
Clever design, and it keeps my friend’s ears warm. Pattern was well worth the purchase price.

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