Shoots Beanie DK
'Shoots' is a slightly slouchy, almost-a-cloche which is knit in the round. It is knit from the bottom up, starting with a short introduction to the traveling leaf lace pattern as the inside of the brim. The brim is then completed in stocking stitch then turned up and attached to form a snuggly double layer. The body of the hat is knit in this simple, easy to keep track of, lace pattern. Crown is decreased while maintaining the lace - you will need to know how to work small circumference knitting in the round - either using magic loop or double pointed needles.
A Small Child - 45cm: 140m(155y)
B Large Child - 50cm: 150m(165y)
C Small Adult - 55cm: 165m(180y)
D Large Adult - 60cm: 180m(200y)
Contrasting colour yarn for inner brim (approx 20-25g/55m/60yd).
22 stitches = 10cm on 4.0mm needles in stocking stitch, in the round.
Shoots can be worn higher for a slouchy look, or pulled down lower over the head for a cloche-like look. Some suggestions for cu