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The Eucryphia is a small tree that produces scented flowers in the late Summer and is an important source of nectar collecting for bees. Eucryphia is native to South America, coastal and eastern Australia, and Tasmania.
Eucryphia means ‘well hidden’.

Kits available from Gathered Sheep Yarns.

This is a pattern for a fisherman’s kep style hat with a folded brim.

It is knit in the round from the edge of the brim and then is turned inside-out to work the rest of the hat.
You may like to add a tassel at the top.

This pattern includes colour and symbol charts for both 4 & 6 colour versions.

yarn:
Shetland 4ply by Gathered Sheep Yarns; Fingering; 100% Pure Shetland Wool; 233yds (213m) / 55g
approximate yarn amounts:
6 coloured kep (charts on pages 3 & 4)
MC (Green Lantern) - 1 skein; 15 (18, 20) g; 64 (76, 85) yds / 58 (70, 78) m
CC1 (Coffee Beans) - 1 skein; 41 (48, 55) g; 174 (204, 233) yds / 159 (186, 213) m
CC2 (Green Caterpillar) - 1 mini skein; 5 (6, 7) g; 21 (26, 30) yds / 20 (24, 27) m
CC3 (Blue Haze) - 1 mini skein; 13 (15, 18) g; 55 (64, 76) yds / 50 (58, 70) m
CC4 (Rust) - 1 mini skein; 5 (6, 7) g; 21 (26, 30) yds / 20 (24, 27) m
CC5 (Summer Evening) - 1 mini skein; 15 (18, 20) g; 64 (76, 85) yds / 58 (70, 78) m
4 coloured kep (charts on pages 4 & 5)
MC (Raven) - 1 skein; 41 (48, 55) g; 174 (204, 233) yds / 159 (186, 213) m
CC1 (Stone) - 1 mini skein; 10 (12, 14) g; 43 (51, 60) yds / 39 (47, 54) m
CC2 (Dove) - 1 skein; 13 (15, 18) g; 55 (64, 76) yds / 50 (58, 70) m
CC3 (accent) - 1 mini skein; 5 (6, 7) g; 21 (26, 30) yds / 20 (24, 27) m
needles:
2.75mm (us no 2) circular 24in/60cm
3.25mm (us no 3) circular 24in/60cm; DPNs 6in/15cm
gauge:
28 sts x 32 rows = 4in/10cm measured over stockinette stripe patterning on 3.25mm needles for stranded and 2.75mm needles for single-colour
Some knitters work stranded and single-coloured at different gauges. Change needles, as needed, to keep gauge the same throughout.
approximate finished size:
to fit head circumference 18.5 (21.75, 25.15) in / 47 (55, 64) cm; height with brim folded 12in/30.5cm
additional tools:
needle to weave in ends, st marker
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