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Alewife is a chic, slightly slouchy beanie. Stitched here in a wool/alpaca blend it is light but warm, and pairs just as well with a parka as a dress coat. It looks more complicated than it is and the front post stitches have the right amount of definition to add but not overcome the style. This hat makes a great gift for a cherished friend, beloved family member or a treat for yourself. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Read a pattern Crochet in the round Know how to work a FP stitch GAUGE 3 rounds = 3 1/4 inches SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 9 inches in length and 19 3/4 inches in circumference SUGGESTED YARN 200 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Valley Yarns Stockbridge COLORWAY Willow Green

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  • 200 yards of Worsted weight yarn
  • Crochet hooks size H/8 & I/9

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