Acorn Cap

Aug 12, 2010
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An excellent introduction to the slip-stitch technique, this cap is worked in the round from the bottom up. Traditional Bosnian slip-stitch patterning uses front loop and back loop stitches to create their texture.

Designer Dora Ohrenstein
Finished Size:
20" circumference.
Yarn:
Lion Brand Alpine Wool (100% wool; 93 yd [85 m]/3 oz [85 g]): #135 cinnamon, 1 skein.
Hook:
Size J/10 (6 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions:
Stitch marker (m).
Gauge:
5 sts and 8 rows = 2" in sl st blo.


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nancy rossie wrote
on Sep 10, 2010 12:51 PM
malena Grey wrote
on Oct 20, 2010 12:09 AM

I love this hat,include a got the magazine but i do have some questions,its possible make them.....I apreciate your dedication to crochet..   Be happy and thanks for this hat I LOVE IT.........

daryl8 wrote
on Jan 9, 2011 4:34 AM

tried this with an "n" hook and still came up short on the circumference.  wondered if beginning chain of 48 might be a misprint or can my technique be that far off?  i am not a tight crocheter and made the stitches qute loose, as suggested.  of course, i can increase it on my own to make the pattern work, but since it's my first attempt at slip stitch crochet, i wonder if i will always have this problem if i attempt other projects?  love the hat. 

nitpicker wrote
on Jan 22, 2011 6:33 AM

Please can you tell me if the above hat, cinnamon colour, girl with plait, is available as a free download?

I am new to this site. Are only some of the patterns available as a free download?  Will patterns in current magazines become free once the magazines are out-of-date? I really like this hat and would like to try it.  Thankyou.

on Nov 11, 2011 7:01 PM

I agree with daryl8.  48 stitches cannot be the correct amount for the foundation chain.  I have even tried doubling the yarn to get gauge and it's still too small.  I can't seem to locate an erata page for this hat, it's awfully cute, but I can design my own hat in the time it will take to make adjustments to this pattern.