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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 BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knit Purl K2tog SSK Knit in the Round GAUGE 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"

Recommended with this pattern

  • 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.
  • Notions: Stitch markers, tapestry needle

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Marly Bird
Marlaina 'Marly' Bird fled the world of financial services to launch a career in the yarn industry and she hasn't looked back since. To Marly, a bi-crafty girl who both knits and crochets, the yarn is the star, not how you work with it. She is the national spokesperson for Red Heart Yarns, hosts the YarnThing podcast, is the author of Cold Weather Crochet and I Can't Believe I'm Entrelac Knitting, and co-author of Knitting for Dummies, 3rd ed. You've seen her designs in Knitter's Magazine, Interweave Crochet, Knitscene, Love of Crochet, Love of Knitting, and in the books Knitter's Book of Socks, Unexpected Afghans, Simply Crochet, Lace Yarn Studio, Blueprint Crochet Sweaters, and Knitting Plus. Along with her designing and podcast, Marly has a successful YouTube channel where she teaches both knitting and crochet. On top of all that, Marly also has several online classes available with Creativebug and In her spare time, Marly is a wife to a very understanding husband, raises three kids, and because life was not crazy enough--has three dogs. For more about Marly, go to