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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 ...

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Bashful

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

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