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Monday, September 19, 2011

Hypatia Beret and Beanie


Hypatia was a female Greek astronomer, mathematician and philosopher from Alexandria, Egypt who was murdered in 415 CE. The starry pattern on this hat is an homage to her. The hat is available in two styles: beanie with button tab and floppy beret. It is knit from the bottom up on circular needles with extrafine merino. The pattern includes both styles.

This is a 2-page PDF pattern. $4.00 USD
The pattern will be emailed to you within 24 hours of payment.

Skill Level: Rookie-Apprentice-Virtuoso-Genius

Skills: knit, purl, K3tog

Sizes: adult medium

Yarn: 100 g, 218 yds (199 m) worsted weight merino wool

Suggested Brand: 1 skein Manos Maxima

Needles: 4.5 mm 16" circular; 5.5 mm 16" circular; 5.5 mm dpns

Other Materials: tapestry needle or teeny crochet hook, stitch marker, 1.5” button (size is not crucial)