by Fran Jepperson
This is the perfect cold weather hat and adaptable to your own taste, especially when knit with our 50/50 Blend of alpaca and wool. Knit the band and ruffle first, then pickup stitches to knit the crown. You can vary the size of the band and even the stitch pattern. You might consider adding colors or even cables. The hat is shown with a “slouchy” top. If you would like it more fitted, knit for 3 or 4 inches before starting to decrease. Enjoy making it your own!
Yarn: 1 skein Fidalgo Artisan Yarn’s 50/50 Blend (Alpaca 50%, Wool, 50%. 100g = 220 yds) or equivalent.
Needles, Hooks, and Notions: US 7 (4.5mm) 16-inch circular needle or size to obtain gauge, double pointed needles of same size, crochet hook, 7 stitch markers, 3 buttons, spare needle, and tapestry needle. Hat can also be done with appropriate length needle for magic loop.
This yarn is not currently available in our online shop. If you are interested, please call us to find out what colors we have available in the Anacortes shop.
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