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Cotton Knit Sunhat with Crocheted Edging


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I made this sunhat with 100% cotton yarn for springtime (or autumn) wear. The blue/green hat was made with Hobby Lobby's "I Love This Cotton" and the pink hat was made with Bernat's Cottontots yarn. The hat is knit in the round in stockinette stitch (all knit stitches because it is in the round). The edging for the brim and the flower are crocheted with a single crochet stitch. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knitting in the round GAUGE In stockinette stitch: 3.5 sts and 6 rounds = 1 inch SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 0-3 mo. - height 6.5 inches, circumference 12.5 inches 4-6 mo. - height 7 inches, circumference 14.5 inches 7-12 mo. - height 7.5 inches, circumference 14.5 inches

Recommended with this pattern

  • 1 skein worsted wt. (#4) yarn in main color (MC)
  • 1 skein worsted wt. (#4) yarn in contrasting color (CC)
  • U.S. Size #8 16-inch circular needle

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