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Fox Hat

from Bear Ears
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Fox Hat
Fox Hat
Fox Hat
Fox Hat
Fox Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • knit
  • purl
  • decreasing
  • single crochet
  • single crochet increase
  • single crochet decrease

Pattern Description:

Do you sometimes find yourself in a hen house? Are you sly? Then perhaps you are actually a fox.
The fox hat pattern is a mixture of knit and crochet. The hat is knit while the ears are crochet. The crochet portion is in chart form along with written instructions.

Gauge:

Baby (Adult)
Knitting: 24sts/ 36rows (16 sts/ 24 rows) = 4x4in/ 10x10 cm in stockinette stitch with size 3/ 3.25mm (8/ 5.0mm) needles. Crochet: 32sts/ 32rows (20sts/ 20rows) = 4x4 in/ 10x10cm in single crochet with size B/ 2.25mm (G/ 4.0mm) hook. Exact gauge is not crucial as long as the stitches are tight.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Baby: 14in/ 35.5cm circumference, Stretches to fit up to a 17in/ 43cm head, Length from brim to crown: 5in/ 12.7cm
  • Adult: 21in/ 53.5cm circumference, Stretches to fit up to a 24in/ 61cm head, Length from brim to crown: 7in/ 18cm

Materials:

  • Baby: One skein of Cascade Heritage, fingering weight 437yds/ 400m, (75% superwash merino wool, 25% nylon) in: Needles/ Hooks Notions Gauge 5640 (Cinnamon) MC, 5601 (Night) CC, 5613 (Tutu)
  • Adult: One skein of Cascade 220, worsted weight, 220yds/ 200m, (100% Peruvian Highland Wool) in: 9463 (Pumpkin) MC, 8555 (Black) CC, 9477 (Tutu)
  • Baby: Size 3/ 3.25mm, 12in/ 30cm circular needles and Size B/ 2.25mm hook
  • Adult: Size 8/ 5.0 mm, 16in/ 40mm circular needles and G/ 4.0mm hook

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry Needle
  • Measuring Tape


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About the designer

I taught myself to knit in 2005, crochet in 2006 and spin in 2010. It seems I have a habit of developing hobbies.
Fiber truly is a passion. I've worked at a wool mill, done knitting for a farmers ...

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