Hermaness Hats

The Shetland Trader-Book Two is a collection of 9 patterns by designer Gudrun Johnston with photography by Kathy Cadigan.

 

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ebook only $20

Individual Pattern $5.00

HERMANESS HATS

Sizes

Slouch Hat: 18 3/4-inch circumference at brim; 9-inches tall from brim to crown

Beret: 19-inch circumference at brim; 8 1/2-inches tall from brim to crown; 10-inch diameter at widest point

Needles

US 2/3mm 16-inch circular needle

US 2/3mm set of dpn’s or long circular needle (if prefer using magic loop)

US 3/3.25mm 16-inch circular needle (if making the beret version)

US 3/3.25mm set of dpn’s or long circular needle (if prefer using magic loop)

Yarn

Fingering weight yarn in the following amounts:

240 yards (Slouch Hat); 250 yards (Beret)

Shown in Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia

Wool; 275 yards/50g) in “Button Jar” (Beanie) and “Sap” (Beret)

Notions Stitch markers

Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Gauge

27 sts and 46 rnds= 4 inches in ribbed pattern on US 2/3mm needle

34 sts and 40 rnds=4 inches in lace pattern on US 2/3mm needle (Beanie)

31 sts and 40 rnds= 4inches in lace pattern on US 3/3mm needle (Beret)

Construction

Both of these hats begin at the brim with ribbing and are knit bottom up with crown shaping.