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Valarie Keaton

for VKnitz   2013

Jean's Irish Hat

This is my take on a hat that my infamous mother-in-law, Jean, bought in Ireland over 20 years ago. She handed me the hat and asked if I could make it for her and, of course, she wanted a few changes. I liked the hat and thought it would be a fun project to take it apart and figure out a pattern. I've updated it and made it with two different versions for the brim. The skinny brim version is so current while the wider brim takes on a Downton Abbey feel. I'm amazed that adding an inch to the brim could change the style of the hat so much!

Jean has matching mitts.

Pattern Detail

  • no charts
  • no schematics
  • no sewing
  • fall/winter
  • circular, no sewing
  • sm/med - med/lg
  • digital PDF has 8 pages (letter size)
  • intermediate
    • 4 x 4 in
    • 5.5 mm
    • US 9
    • 16.0 st st
Click below for more images and yarn requirements
Hatz-oat-molly-front Janesirishatdatasheet Img_1532

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