Alata - PDF knitting pattern
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heavy aran or chunky weight plied yarn.
Needles & NotionsPair 5.5mm/UK5/US9 straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
Approx 2yd/2m waste yarn
6mm crochet hook
Stitch marker as necessary
Sample detailsShown in size 22in/56cm on model with 21.5in/54.5cm circumference head
Gauge16 sts x 32 rows to 4in/10cm on 5.5mm needles over Garter St.
SizesTo fit size: 18 (20, 22) in/ 45.75 (50.75, 56) cm
Finished size: 15.5 (17.25, 18.75) in/ 39.5 (43.75, 47.75) cm
Skills requiredKnit & purl sts, short rows, provisional cast-on, kitchener stitch
NotesThe amount of negative ease in this pattern affects the overall shape and fit. For a more fitted cloche style with a more rounded crown, increase the suggested negative ease.
Fit is determined by row gauge and the Hat is knit side to side, constructed from consecutive panels.