Greta is a classy hat that will add a bit of zing to any wardrobe. Inspired by one of the hats that Greta Garbo wore in Mata Hari in the 1930’s, it knits up quickly using aran or worsted weight yarn.
Difficulty Intermediate – knit, purl, knitting in the round, simple increases and decreases, and finishing
To Fit Head Circumference 20 (22, 24)in / 51 (45, 61)cm
Yarn Approximately 130 (140, 155)yrds / 120 (130, 140) m of any yarn in Aran or Worsted weight that knits to specified gauge. Sample done in Blue Sky Alpacas Dyed Cotton (150yrds / 137m per 100 gram skein) one skein.
Gauge 18sts and 24rnds to measure 4x4in / 10x10cm over Stocking stitch using 4.5mm (US7) size needles. One pattern repeat (12sts) measures 2 ¼ in / 5.5cm.
Needles and Notions A 4.5mm (US7) 16in/ 40cm long circular needle Stitch marker and tapestry needle