Island Wools

Riptide - a hat pattern

This is a PDF for a pattern to make the Riptide Hat. Riptide is a slouchy lace hat that is perfect for Spring!

Sizes: Fits a head size of 20-22”

Finished Measurements: 19” circumference (for the band, rest of hat is 22”) by 10” long.

Yarn:   Whimsical Colors Silk Whimsy (400yds/100g), Whimsical Colors Cashmere Bliss (437yds/100g) or similar fingering weight yarn

Yardage: 240 yds.

Gauge:  25 sts in 4” on larger needles in lace pattern

Needles:  US 3 (3.25mm) and US 6 (4.0mm) (or size needed to obtain gauge). 16” circular plus DPNs in the larger size.

Tools:  1 stitch marker.


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