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A Family of Hats

Oct 27, 2009
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A set of three Fair Isle hats, each offered in children's and adults' sizes. The snowflake motif is worked in stranded colorwork in three colors. Try an earflap hat, basic stocking cap, or slouchy tam.

Designer Catherine Shields
Finished Size Each hat comes in two sizes: child and adult. Basic beanie (brown hat): 18 (21)" head circumference, shown in size 21". Slouchy tam: 21 (27)" circumference at widest point, 14 (18)" brim circumference, shown in size 27". Earflap hat: 18 (21)" head circumference, shown in size 18".
Yarn The Fibre Company Canopy Fingering (50% alpaca, 30% merino, 20% bamboo; 200 yd [183 m]/50 g): sarsaparilla (brown), coqui (tan), and blue crown. To make all 3 hats as shown, you’ll need 2 skeins of each color. To make 1 hat, you’ll need 1 skein of each color. Yarn distributed by Kelbourne Woolens.
Needles Ribbing—size 2 (2.75 mm): set of 4 or 5 double-pointed (dpn). Plain stockinette—size 3 (3.25 mm): set of 4 or 5 dpn. Colorwork—size 4 (3.5 mm): set of 4 or 5 dpn. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions
• Markers (m);
• tapestry needle;
• stitch holders.
Gauge 32 sts and 36 rows = 4" in St st on middle-size needles; 32 sts and 35 rows = 4" in colorwork patt on largest needles.


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on Nov 13, 2009 12:50 PM

Think the man's earflap hat would be a fun choice.  Thanks, Katherine

LyndaP wrote
on Nov 12, 2009 7:13 AM

Please can we have the man's ear flap hat - it would be such a great Christmas present!

btapia wrote
on Nov 10, 2009 2:56 PM
Jo-Anne@5 wrote
on Nov 10, 2009 12:02 PM

Make that one more vote for the ear flap hat and also for the hoodie pattern.

Thanks,

Jo-Anne

 

 

sblades wrote
on Nov 9, 2009 9:28 AM

I too vote for the mens ear flap hat and I too would like the sweater pattern republished!

on Nov 8, 2009 10:41 PM

I vote for the man's earflap hat, which I will be knitting for the guy who delivers hay for my alpacas.

I am almost through with the tam slouch hat and loving it!

cherryknits wrote
on Nov 8, 2009 7:45 PM

I would love to knit any of the three hats featured.  They are all beautiful.

lukesgrammy

stitchshell wrote
on Nov 8, 2009 6:00 PM

I also vote for the men's earflap hat - and like everyone else would love if you could publish the pattern for the hoodie!

:)

s

ERIN@42 wrote
on Nov 8, 2009 5:09 PM

I like the earflap hat and would love the hoodie pattern published also.

Thank you

Erin

ElkeB@2 wrote
on Nov 8, 2009 5:58 AM

Hello!

I vote for the man's ear flap hat - it's very nice!

Greetings from Germany

Elke

SarahC@3 wrote
on Nov 8, 2009 12:35 AM

I vote for the man's ear flap hat.

Sarah

SamB@5 wrote
on Nov 7, 2009 9:13 PM

I voted for the earflap one as well, would love to do it for my daughter.

~Sam

peppered4 wrote
on Nov 7, 2009 5:31 PM

The ear flap hat is awesome - I vote for that! Thanks.

Debbi

Paula Hodges wrote
on Nov 7, 2009 3:57 PM

This is my vote (ear flap cap). Perfect for our Alaskan winter.

Paula H

Jane@92 wrote
on Nov 7, 2009 3:53 PM

ear flap hat please

Betty L.C wrote
on Nov 7, 2009 6:51 AM

This looks like a most wonderful pattern.....I like all three, but am most interested in the ear flap or beanie...Betty C.

Knitlizzy wrote
on Nov 7, 2009 6:36 AM

I vote for the ear flap hat. Would like the pattern for the hoodie also.

Thanks!

Liz

kdyorkie wrote
on Nov 7, 2009 6:28 AM

yes i vote for the ear flap hat as well. and like the others can i get that hoodie pattern as well.

Susan@391 wrote
on Nov 7, 2009 5:39 AM

Perfect for New England Winters! 

I vote for the man's ear flap hat.

Thank you,

Susan M

marchknitter wrote
on Nov 6, 2009 3:41 PM

would love the man's ear flap hat!!!!!!

paula@96 wrote
on Nov 6, 2009 3:28 PM

Yes... me, too. I like the earflap hat- and would like the hoodie pattern, also!

I will probably do the hat in a children's size, also.

dudewoman wrote
on Nov 6, 2009 3:18 PM

I vote for the man's ear flap hat.

Also, will you republish the pattern for the hoodie just finished?

Thank you Dorothy K~