Fred and Ethel
an Imagine Knit Designs pattern designed by Jamie Thomas
Ethel is a great first hat because there is no need for double pointed needles. Fred has interesting color work and crown shaping.
We offer this pattern in print only in full color on ledger card stock. If you prefer a digital version, use this link to purchsae a copy directly from the designer.
sizing: Baby (14.5" ), Toddler (16"), Child (18"), Adult Woman (19"), Adult Man (21")
gauge: 20 sts per 4 inches in stockinette stitch
yarn: weepaca by Big Bad Wool [50% fine washable merino / 50% baby alpaca; 95 yds / 86 m]
Ethel: 1 skeins of 3 different colors
Fred: 1 skein of 3 different colors
tools: size 6 (4 mm) cicurlar needle for either hat, size 5 DPN's for Fred only, stitch marker
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