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Mauna Kea

from Caterpillar Knits
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Mauna Kea
Mauna Kea
Mauna Kea
Mauna Kea
Mauna Kea
Mauna Kea

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • chain
  • double crochet
  • half double crochet
  • single crochet
  • slip stitch
  • seaming (to sew the band into a ring)

Pattern Description:

Mauna Kea is begins with the crochet brim, worked from side to side, fastened off, then seamed into a ring. The rise of the hat is worked along the side edge of the brim, back and forth, joining the end of the round to the beginning, then turning. One decrease round is worked toward the crown of the hat, then stitches are gathered to join at the top.

Gauge:

15 sts and 9 rows = 4" [10 cm] in hdc-tbl with smaller hook; 5 ch-1 sps = 41⁄2" [11.5 cm] and 9 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Rise pattern with larger hook.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 13¼ (16, 18¾, 21¼, 24)"
  • 33.5 (40.5, 47.5, 54, 61) cm

Materials:

  • Manos del Uruguay's Wool Clasic Natural: 1 (1, 2, 2, 2) hanks in color 703
  • or approx 90 (130, 169, 210, 250) yards in a comparable earth friendly yarn.
  • Crochet hook, size H/8 (5 mm)
  • Crochet hook, size I/9 (5.5 mm)

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle


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Intermediate
Crocheting
Accessory
Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized, Infant/Baby
Hat
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