Sue McCain

Hand Knitting Patterns

Sue McCain

Hand Knitting Patterns

Alternating Lace Hat

This is such a lovely lace pattern, and very easy to work. The eyelets open up nicely when you’re wearing the hat – it stretches just the right amount to showcase the pattern.

The stitch patterns are presented in written format only.


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Skill Level: Easy

Skills Used: Lace knitting, decreasing, knitting in the round

Finished Measurements: 19.25″ (49 cm) brim circumference; 8.25″ (21.5 cm) height

NOTE: To fit average adult; brim will easily stretch to approximately 22″ (56 cm).

Materials: 85 yards (77.5 meters) super bulky yarn

Needles and Notions: One set of five double-pointed needles, size US 11 (8 mm), OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE; stitch markers

Gauge: In Alternating Lace Rib, 13 sts and 16 rnds = 4″ (10 cm), unstretched

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