Blue Rivers Hat for Men, Women and Kids!
Pattern includes four hat sizes to fit most, 3 years old and up. Named Blue Rivers after sparkling blue rivers that run down the sides of mountains. Seven columns of raised post stitches begin at the crown and flow to the base of the hat.
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Small: Sized to fit 18-19½” head circumference (average child) (17½” circumference, 8” in length)
Medium: Sized to fit 19½-21¼ head circumference (small teen/adult) (19¼ circumference, 8½” in length)
Large: Sized to fit 21¼ – 23” head circumference (large teen/adult) (21” circumference, 9” in length)
Extra Large: Sized to fit 23-24¾” head circumference (extra-large teen/adult) (22¾ circumference, 9½” in length)
¼-2” negative ease recommended
Yarn: Lion Brand, Heartland 100% acrylic
5oz/142g, 251yd/200m per skein, or equivalent (medium-4), worsted/heavy worsted weight yarn, #109 Olympic
Please note, yarn amounts are approximate. Allow for at least a 10% variance when purchasing yarn.
Small: 168 yards, 95 grams
Medium: 175 yards, 98 grams
Large: 182 yards, 102 grams
Extra Large: 195 yards, 110 grams
Optional pompom: 25 yards, 14 grams
Pattern is written using standard US stitches. Intermediate pattern.
Gauge is very important for proper sizing of the hat. Please take the time to check for proper gauge and adjust yarn or hook size as necessary. 16 sc and 20 rows = 4” brim gauge
The stitch pattern behaves a little different from straight sc. Row measurements are given at rows 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12.
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