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Fishtail Lace Slouch Hat in Eco Highland Duo

Eco Highland Duo is warm, soft, squishy, and told me it wanted to be a hat.  There is enough wool in this scrumptious blend of Baby Alpaca and Merino Wool to make the Alpaca behave.  The generous 197 yard skein provides more than enough yardage for a lacy slouch hat.
I made one mistake with this hat - I attempted to knit in while at Stitches West, while talking to people in our booth. This was not a good idea - fortunately it is possible to rip this out very carefully, but I don't know of any soft single ply yarns that are fond of being frogged.  Fortunately I was able to pick it back up again afterwards.
Materials

Eco Highland Duo (70% Undyed Baby Alpaca/30% Undyed Merino Wool - 197 yards/100 g) - 1 skein - shown in 2202US 7 - 16" Circular needleUS 9 - 16" Circular needleUS 9 - DPN's1 Stitch MarkerYarn Needle
Abbreviations K - KnitP - PurlYO - Yarn OverK2Tog - Knit 2 Togethers1 - Slip 1psso - Pass Slipped Stitch OverFinished Measurements 16" circumeference unstretche…