Free Nelson Mandela

The Name

Free Nelson Mandela by The Specials

Ah! The good ol’ days. The colors of the hat forced me to find a name that would do the hat justice. The colors of this skully remind me of Africa. A little research revealed these are the colors of pan-African flag and Black liberation. Who better to represent Black liberation than Nelson?

The Hat

Dimensions: Child, 18-20 inch circumference

Freelanced down to final increase, then looked up general size guidelines to determine amount let to be crocheted.

Double crochet rounds in three colors.

The Yarns

Unknown Black
Color: Obelisk*; Content: Acrylic**; Weight: 4, Worsted***

Unknown Green 1
Color: Luxuriant Bounty*; Content: Acrylic**; Weight: 4, Worsted***

Unknown Green 2
Color: Liberty*; Content: Acrylic**; Weight: 4, Worsted***

Unknown Red
Color: Sanctity*; Content: Acrylic**; Weight: 4, Worsted***

 

* Color Name by Hooker Leo
** Presumed yarn content
*** Estimated by Hooker Leo

 

Author: A Hooker's World

Fiber artist, designer and instructor with over 30 years crochet experience and about 10 years knit experience.

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