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Sheep Hat

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

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • loop stitch (described in pattern)
  • decreasing
  • single crochet
  • single crochet increase
  • single crochet decrease

Pattern Description:

The sheep hat pattern is a mixture of knit and crochet. The hat is knit while the ears are crocheted. The crochet portion is in chart form along with written instructions. The loop stitches is explained in the 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: 5618 (Snow) MC, 5601 (Night) CC, 5613 (Tutu)
  • Adult: One skein of Cascade 220, worsted weight, 220yds/ 200m, (100% Peruvian Highland Wool) in: 8010 (Natural) 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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Intermediate
Knitting
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Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby
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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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