Squash Blossom Hat
Top your early-autumn outfit with a touch of nonchalant luxury. Squash Blossom Hat features a delicate lace pattern and a slightly slouchy fit. Knitted in the round from the band up.
Finished Measurements: 16"/41 cm brim circumference (unstretched). 9”/23 cm height from base of ribbing to top-center of crown. Fits average adult head sizes 20-22”/51-56 cm.
Gauge: 32 sts and 34 rounds = 4”/10 cm on size US3 (3.25 mm) in lace pattern, after blocking.
Tools: Size US 1 (2.25 mm) and size US 3 (3.25 mm): 16”(40 cm) circ. Set of double-pointed needles of size US3 (3.25 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge. 8 markers, tapestry needle, waste yarn.
Materials: Fingering weight yarn (approximate amounts): 212 yards /191 m.
Difficulty: Intermediate. Techniques: working in the round, reading charts, lace knitting. Pattern Style: both written and charted instructions.