Kings County Pork Pie Hat

Oct 19, 2012
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Crocheters will satisfy their hunger for cool things to create by feasting their eyes on Brett Bara's Clever Crocheted Accessories. Brett, the former editor of Crochet Today, collects twenty-five unique small crochet patterns that make perfect gifts-though you may be tempted to keep them all for yourself!

The idea curator, Brett shares a first-rate lineup of projects that appeal to beginners and experts alike, from the porkpie crochet hat and a tap to drapey shawls to cozy men's socks, and bags. Crochet techniques covered in the book include Tunisian crochet, broomstick lace, and Bruges lace.

Created by an all-star roster of designers such as Robyn Chachula, Doris Chan, Drew Emborsky, Linda Permann, and Vickie Howell, each project possesses that "wow" factor crocheters long for.

Designer: Antonio Limuaco, The Yarn Monkey

Finished Size: Men's Small 21½"-21¾" (54.5- 55 cm), Medium 22"-22½" (56-57 cm),

Large 23"-23¾" (58.5-60.5 cm).

Yarn: DK weight (#3 Light).Shown here: Rowan Wool Cotton (50% merino/50% cotton; 123 yd [113 m]/50 g): #965 Mocha, 3 balls.

Hook Size: E (3.5 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge. Size G (4.0 mm) and Size C (2.75 mm).

Notions: Two coat buttons 5⁄8" (15 mm) diameter with holes large enough to sew with a small yarn needle; split ring or locking stitch marker; tapestry needle.

Gauge: 25 sts and 20 rnds = 4" (10 cm) in linked stitch pattern using size E (3.5 mm) hook.


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WonderWitch wrote
on Nov 6, 2012 8:26 AM

I'm really not getting this stitch (yet) and can't find any info on youtube or other tutorials. Any help?


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on Apr 10, 2013 11:45 AM

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