Betty is a wonderfully engaging hat pattern, working up incredibly quickly in bulky weight 8-ply yarn. I now understand why bulky weight hats are so incredibly popular and addictive! I managed to knit two of them in a couple of days. They made ideal last-minute gifts for some very knit-worthy people. ♥
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Betty – Worked in the round, Betty contains written directions and charts. When the crown becomes too small to continue, you’ll switch to the magic loop method or DPNs.
Adult 22” / 56 cm
20” / 51 cm brim circumference– intended to be worn with 1-2” / 2.5-5 cm negative ease. Curt has a head circumference of 22” / 56 cm.
US9 (5.5 mm) 16” (40 cm) circular needles, or two sizes smaller than needles used for gauge US11 (8 mm) 16” (40 cm) circular needle, or size required to obtain gauge Four US11 (8 mm) double-pointed needles (DPNS), or size required to obtain gauge (Optional)
Tapestry needle, cable needle, stitch markers
125 yds / 114 m bulky weight yarn
Knit Picks – Wool of the Andes Bulky 100% Wool 137 yds (125 m)/ 3.5 oz (100 g) Color: Silver
10.5 stitches by 14 rounds in stockinette on larger needles = 4” / 10 cm, after blocking. Gauge is crucial in obtaining the correct fit. Changes in gauge will result in a size difference for your finished hat.
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