291. Urban Appeal Hat

Crochet, project 291. Completed 24-Feb-2011

Very slouchy beret

PATTERN
Adapted from instructions by Lisa Gentry, published in
Leisure Arts #75358, Celebrity Slouchy Beanies for the Family

MADE FOR
Stage prop (1960’s costume)

SIZE
Head circumference: 22.25 inches. (Actually about 23 inches around.) TO FIT: XL/XXL head.
GAUGE: 3 sts per inch

MATERIALS
Yarn: 3.4 oz, 185 yds worsted weight yarn
1 ball Cascade Eco+ (100% Wool), 8.8 oz/ 250 g, 478 yds. Color: Black
Leftover Yarn: 5.4 oz, 293 yds worsted weight yarn

Crochet Hook: US Size H-8 (5mm)

NOTES
Top is very rippled and puckered (as designed). It looks like it is supposed to, but the fit is very loose, even with the decrease row I added. Will fall right over the nose on a 22-inch foam head.

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