"Icaro" a Lace Hat

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Icaro Hat Collage (3)

Another hat as I am working on a scarf. I got the inspiration and there will be a cowl from this pattern as well.

Icaro is a unisex lace hat. In Greek mythology, Icaro (Spanish spelling), Icarus (the Latin spelling, conventionally adopted in English; Ancient Greek: Ἴκαρος, Íkaros, Etruscan: Vikare[1]) is the son of the master craftsman Daedalus. Often depicted in art, Icarus and his father attempt to escape from Crete by means of wings that his father constructed from feathers and wax. This hat made of wool will keep you protected from the Sun and the cold wind. It can be a tam, a slouchy of plain beanie, I hope that you will discover your favorite style, then make one for you and one for a friend. This pattern was inspired by Barbara G. Walker Flame Ribbing Stitch Pattern. 
Yarn: Sierra Sock by Tactile Fiber Arts Studio
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) Yardage 385 yards (352 meters) 100 grams (Main Picture Hat at 126 sts takes less than 45 grams)

Needles: US 2, 2.75 mm double pointed needles or a circular needle with cable of 30" or more.

Gauge: 2 " = 12.5 Sts and 16 Rnds in Stockinette Stitch (adjust needle size to get gauge if needed)

Stitch marker and a Darning needle

Finished Dimensions: Rib band measures about 16( 18, 20, 22) inches if you get gauge. (It has negative ease of about 2 inches.)Finished Dimensions: Rib band measures about 16( 18, 20, 22) inches if you get gauge. (It has negative ease of about 2 inches.)


Joe-in Wyoming's picture

Very sharp looking, Andy.

Very sharp looking, Andy. Congratulations.

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Thanks Joe. Here are some

Thanks Joe. Here are some designer humor. I had to redo my gauge swatch, because I used different size needles than the needles I thought I did. It all worked out in the end and I do like the hat a lot. lol

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

I can certainly relate to

I can certainly relate to having to reknit the gauge swatch. LOL Not to mention the mistakes I've made in written instructions from trying to recreate a pattern by sitting down and counting the stitches many times while writing them up. Just another reminder to keep good notes while I'm actually designing and test knitting the piece!