Bear Hat
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Bear Hat

The bear hat pattern is a mixture of knit and crochet. The hat is knit while the ears are crochet. The crochet portion is in chart form along with written instructions. A light brown and dark brown bear hat can be made with the amount yarn suggested.

Size

Newborn to12 months (4 years to Adult)
14”/ 35.5cm (21”/ 53.5cm) circumference
Stretches to fit up to a 17”/ 43cm (24”/ 61cm) head
Length from brim to crown when:
Brim is rolled up: 5”/ 12.7cm (7”/ 18cm)

Materials

Baby: Cascade Yarns Cascade Heritage; 437yds/ 400m; (75% Superwash Merino Wool, 25% Nylon); fingering weight :
1 skein 5639 Brown; 1 skein 5610 Camel

(Adult): Cascade Yarns Cascade 220; 220yds/ 200m; (100% Peruvian Highland Wool); worsted weight :
1 skein in 9557 Dark Chocolate; 1 skein in 8622 Camel

Needles/Hooks

Size 3/ 3.25mm, 12”/ 30cm circular needles
(Size 8/ 5.0 mm, 16”/ 40mm) circular needles
Or preferred small circular method.
Size B/ 2.25mm (G/ 4.0mm) crochet hook
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Gauge

Knitting: 24sts/ 36rows (16sts/ 24 rows) = 4x4”/ 10x10 cm in Stockinette Stitch
Crochet: 27sts/ 16rows (16sts/ 10rows) = 4x4”/ 10x10cm in Double Crochet
Exact crochet gauge is not crucial as long as the stitches are tight.