Sheep Herder’s hat

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My Sheep Herder’s hat is an extra-warm hat that can be worn fashionably back and slouchy. Or pull it down over your ears to provide all the warmth needed when taking hay out to the pasture.

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This pattern is available for sale for $4.00. Clicking the button above will take you to an automated paypal checkout where you can pay with credit/debit card or paypal balance. The download will automatically be e-mailed to you, and added to your Ravelry library if you have an account there. Thanks to Ravelry for making this feature available to members and non-members alike!

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I’m really excited to be partnering with Grand View Farm to provide patterns designed specifically for farm yarns! The yarn called for in this hat is Charlotte Bulky from Grand View Farm. Find this yarn and their Yarn CSA shares in their Etsy store at Woolhandcrafts. They also offer farmstays at their farm Bed and Breakfast as well as fiber classes. To learn more visit GrandViewFarmVT.

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This hat begins with a ribbed brim worked lengthwise; stitches are then picked up from along the top edge and knit up in the round to the crown decreases. The hatband may be seamed or closed with a button. I think the seamed version would be wonderful for men! The pattern offers four sizes from a child’s up to adult large: 15.25-21.75″/38.5-55 cm. Worked in a bulky weight yarn this hat is incredibly quick to knit up, and the ridge and lace pattern makes it cosy without being overly hot.

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One response to “Sheep Herder’s hat

  1. I love the look of this hat. But I am not sure if I am suppose to pick and knit the from the band on the right side top, or the wrong side top where the SL1 stitches are. Could you let me know. Thanks so much

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