One basic hat recipe morphs into three styles suitable for
the whole family. Worked from the top down, these crochet hats are punctuated
with neon stripes. Variations include a ribbed brim, which can be turned up or
left down, or earflaps and tassels. Or add the best pom-pom ever.
Designer: Victoria Hewerdine Thornton
(21"/women, 24"/men) head circumference. Samples are shown in each
del Uruguay Maxima (100% extrafine merino; 219 yd [200 m]/3½ oz [100 g]):
#M2552 foil (MC1); #M2145 coral (MC2); #M2020 spirulina (MC3); #M2060
highlighter (CC1); #M2341 acid (CC2); #M2431 helium (CC3), 1 skein each. Yarn
distributed by Fairmount Fibers.
(4 mm) and H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
needle; cardboard and scissors to make pompoms and tassels.
sts and 12 rows = 5" in dc with smaller hook.