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Unbearable Hat (by Les Garçons)

$8.00

SIZES
1 (2, 3, 4)
The sizes roughly correspond to Toddler (Child, Adult Small, Adult Large). Choose a size that allows for 0 to 2 inches (0 to 5 cm) of negative ease around the head.

FINISHED CIRCUMFERENCE
16¾ (19, 21, 22¾) in
42 (47.5, 52.5, 57) cm

FITS HEAD UP TO (CIRCUMFERENCE)
18 (20, 22, 24) in
40 (45, 55, 60) cm

YARN
Weight: DK
❖ MC: 1 (1, 1, 1) skein of West Wool Tandem or
23 (33, 43, 52) grams
58 (83, 108, 130) yards
53 (76, 99, 120) metres

❖ CC1 and CC2: 1 (1, 1, 1) skein each of West Wool Tandem or
13 (15, 16, 18) grams
33 (38, 40, 45) yards
30 (35, 37, 42) metres

Size 2 sample (with bear ears) shown in West Wool Tandem:
MC (Canal House), CC1 (Pebble), CC2 (Roswitha)
Size 4 sample (with pompom) shown in West Wool Tandem:
MC (Canal House), CC1 (Pebble), CC2 (Lichen)

Yardages do not include pompom or bear ears. You will need an additional 25 g of CC1 for a large pompom, or 10 g of CC2 for the bear ears, as shown on the size 2 sample.

NEEDLES
Circular needles, at least 40 in (100 cm) in length, in two sizes:
❖ US 6 / 4 mm or size needed to obtain gauge
❖ US 4 / 3.5 mm or two sizes smaller than main needles
A set of double-pointed needles or longer circular needles in the same size as the
main needles can be used for the crown shaping.

GAUGE
❖ 21 sts and 28 rnds = 4 in (10 cm) in stranded colourwork in the round using main needles
❖ 21 sts and 32 rnds = 4 in (10 cm) in stockinette stitch in the round using main needles

NOTIONS
❖ 4 (5, 5, 6) markers (including one to distinguish BOR)
❖ Tapestry needle

TECHNIQUES USED
Centered double decrease
Duplicate stitch
German twisted cast-on
Stranded colourwork
Whip stitch

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