Picea Hat

Boughs of spruce (genus Picea) rim this hat; the stretchy star stitch of the crown echoes clusters of needles.  Crocheted buttons give a finishing touch to the wavy band.

Designer Sue Perez

Finished Size 20 (21, 22.25)” head circumference; 7.75 (8, 8.25)” long. Hat shown measures 21″.

Yarn Louet Gems Sport Weight (100% merino; 225 yd [205 m]/3.5 oz [100 g]): #48 Aqua, 1 skein.

Hook Sizes H/8 (5 mm), G/6 (4 mm), F/5 (3.75 mm), and D/3 (3.25 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions St holder.

Gauge 22 st = 4″ in band pattern on largest size hook; 12 clusters and 11 rows = 4″ in star st with largest hook.



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Lindsay Jarvis is the Products and Promotions Editor for Interweave Jewelry. New to jewelry making, she comes from the yarn-filled world of Interweave, working in the past for Interweave Crochet magazine and then for Interweave Books. She has always been fascinated by the arts, fashion, and crafting. Years ago, after picking up a pamphlet on how to knit, she suddenly became fixated on fiber and began learning as much as possible. Lindsay’s designs can be seen in Interweave Knits, Interweave Crochet, and Interweave Crochet Home. Eager to absorb as much as possible about jewelry, she is ready to experience all of the mistakes and triumphs of a being a beginner all over again. When not tangled up in yarn or metal, Lindsay loves to walk her two toy poodles, play around with vintage fashions, watch old movies, and attend ballet classes.

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  1. Sorry – should have posted the corrected instructions here to begin with:

    Corrected Instructions for Star Stitch: Ch 2, ins hook in back lp of 2nd ch from hook, yo and pull up a lp, ins hook in bottom ridge lp of same ch, yo and pull up a lp (3 lps on hook), ins hook in next star, yo and immediately draw through all lps on hook. (Do NOT draw up another loop after inserting hook into next stitch.)