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Schachenmayr's Boston Spot chunky yarn is dotted with colour and the FREE hat pattern is great for a quick one night project.
The yarn has a very tight twist of very fine fibres so retains its softness and is very easy to knit with - great for beginners.
The hat is knitted in the round on a short circular needle, 6 mm for the brim and 6.5 mm for the body of the hat. The pattern is worked from a chart but is a basic K3, P3 alternated. Shaping for the top is a straightforward K2tog.
The hat will neatly fit a 54 cm head. Hat size can be increased by using a size larger needle. The length of the hat can be altered by working less pattern repeats but the hat is designed to be slightly slouchy at the pom pom.
Name: Boston Spot
Composition: 70% acrylic/30% wool
Needle size: 7 mm-8 mm
Ball Size: 100 grams
Metres per ball: 110 metres (121 yards)
Tension: 12 stitches x 10 rows to 10 cm
Care: Machine washable at 30oC on a wool wash
Suggested patterns: Free hat pattern supplied. Please state if you want a PDF version of the pattern, otherwise a printed copy will be sent.