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Let the sun shine! Mesh pattern lets the air flow through, while the brim keeps the sun out of your eyes. Rounded cap with a brim and hemmed edge. Brim shape is created through geometry, tight gauge and double layers - no cardboard or plastic!
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The brim's structural integrity comes from the recommended cast on, the tight gauge, shaping, and leaving the wraps in place unless otherwise specified.

Yarn: Hat can be made in either dk weight (300 yds, 2 strands held together), or worsted weight; choose a fiber like a hemp blend, with a fairly firm hand so the hat will hold its structure
Sample was knitted in Elsebeth Lavold’s Hempathy, 34% hemp, 41% cotton, 25% modal; 50g = 140m/153yds; 2 strands held together, 2 skeins

Independent Designer
Cheryl Andrews
Yarn Weight
DK | Light Worsted
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Brim construction needs 2 circular needles. Worsted weight yarn recommended, 150 yds; or 2 strands dk held together, 300 yds.

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