One stop along the Ring of Kerry in Ireland is Kenmare, a coastal town that sits at the head of Kenmare Bay. Kenmare is also known for their lace tradition, and this hat features an easy-to-memorize 6-stitch lace pattern. Wouldn’t this hat be perfect to keep the chill away on a breezy stroll along the coast of Ireland?
Gauge: 22 sts and 30 rows = 4” over st st on larger needles before blocking
Finished Measurements: 8 3/4” unstretched width, 10 1/5” length
Materials Used: Suggested Yarns: ~180 yards of dk or light worsted weight yarn such as Anzula Croquet, The Plucky Knitter Bello Worsted, Miss Babs Kunlun
- Size US 6 (4.00 mm) either DPNs or Circular 16” with DPNs needed for decreases or size to obtain gauge
- Size US 5 (3.75 mm) or one size smaller than used to obtain gauge, either DPNs or circular needles
Pattern Includes: Instructions are written for a slouchy hat that is worked in the round, with sizing modifications provided. A chart and written instructions are provided.
Skill Level: adventurous beginner