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Balex Hat

By: Harlee Wentworth from noowul.com
Balex Hat
Balex Hat

"This is the only ribbed hat crochet pattern that you will ever need. The Balex Hat is a simple ribbed, crochet hat that you can reach for no matter what you happen to be wearing. This classic, versatile hat can be worn with a folded up brim, or unfolded for slouch; with a pompom, or without. This hat doesn't take much time at all to make, but it will be worn for years to come."

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Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Crochet Gauge13 sc and 15 rows = 4 inches

Finished SizeTeen/Adult (21-23 inch head circumference)

Materials List

  • Bernat Premium Yarn in Aran Tweed
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I love the versatility of this hat. The ribbing gives it a basic look that would be appropriate for either gender. Its worked flat, so its very easy to customize the length to fit an adult or a child. Ive worked up similarly ribbed hats, and they are some of the warmest Ive made. I love that tweed, too. If you cant find a yarn you like, you can always use two different strands together for a similar look.

We all need to have a reliable pattern for a unisex basic ribbed beanie in our repertoire. I like that it has a top that is not gathered and bunched up with extra bulk up top. It has clean lines and is simple. The tweed yarn used makes it look expensive! I would say, don't skimp on your yarn with this one.

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