Bashful Pattern


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Bashful Pattern

Pattern Details

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Women, Girls



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • K2tog
  • SSK
  • Knit in the Round

Pattern Description:

The Bashful Hat is a lace slouchy hat. Made out of a wool and silk blend yarn making this a pleasant knit and a slouchy hat with a wonderful drape.

It is made in the round from brim to crown. No finishing other than weaving in ends.

Pattern instructions include chart and written instructions


15 sts = 2.5" in Lace pat before blocking slightly stretched. 15 sts = 3" in Lace pat after blocking. Take time to save time, check your gauge. 20 sts and 28 rnds = 4" in Rib pat relaxed

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Size: S (M, L) Finished Head Circumference: approx 16 (18, 20) circumference shown in 20"


  • Yarn: Universal Yarns "Eden Silk", 75% merino wool/25% silk; 153 yards [140 m]; 1.75 oz [50g] CYCA size 3 light: 1 (1, 2) balls 02 blush
  • Needles: One pair size US 8 (5mm) 16" circulars; Set of 5 DPN's size 8 (5mm) or size to obtain gauge.

You Will Also Need:

  • Notions: Stitch markers, tapestry needle

About Designer

About Designer

Marly Bird on

Marlaina "Marly" Bird fled the world of financial services to launch her Yarn Thing podcast and hasn't looked back since. To Marly, a bi-craftsy girl who both knits and crochets, the yarn is the star, not how you work with it. She's creative director for Bijou Basin Ranch Yarns and the co-author of Curvy Crochet (Leisure Arts, 2011). You've seen her designs in Knit Simple, Interweave ...

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