The kit contains everything you need to make the hat.
It includes one skein of Fyberspates Vivacious DK in the colour of your choice, a 4.5mm and a 6mm bamboo crochet hook, a printed pattern leaflet (also available separately in our etsy shop), a yarn needle, pencil and tension measure.
This is kit is labelled easy and requires only basic knowledge of the crochet stitches.
A lovely treat whether you are buying the kit for yourself or as a gift.
With the perfect amount of slouch and an interesting but simple stitch pattern the Kelpie Hat is suitable for adventurous beginners up. Using just one 115g skein of DK weight yarn it is quick to make.
Variagated yarns can be tricky to crochet with, the simple but effective stitch pattern in this cosy hat, draws the yarn across in strands that show off the beautiful dyeing to its full effect.
Sizes To fit head: 50(56, 63)cm/20(22, 25)in Finished circumference: 48 (53, 61)cm/19(21, 24)in
Tension 20 sts and 12 rows in htr in BLO to 10 cm/4 in using 4.5mm hook (or size needed to achieve tension) 16 sts and 16 rows in body pattern to 10 cm/4 in using 6mm hook (or size needed to achieve tension) Note, the row height of the rib (htr in BLO) is the most crucial part of the tension to get right.
Difficulty Rating Easy
Skills Needed Basic crochet stitches, working in rows, working into row ends, working in rounds with turning, working in back loops only.