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Feste is a stranded colorwork hat inspired by the brocade fabrics of the Elizabethan Period as well as a costume worn by actor Marc Rylance in his performance in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.
Worked entirely in the round from the bottom-up, this festive hat has a folded ribbing to frame the face and keep your ears extra warm. A pom pom and a lot of slouch make the hat both fashionable and fun.
The project requires Materials:
1skein each of the Main Color (MC) and Contrasting Color (CC) in Madelinetosh Tosh Sport (270 yds/skein), or
Approximately 260 yards of the MC in sportweight yarn, and 125 yards of the CC in sportweight yarn.
29 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in stst colorwork
380 yards of Sport weight
A love of fashion inspired Mary to learn to knit over 20 years ago. Who knew that she would find the process of designing and creating knit garments as thrilling as wearing them? A professional singer and science instructor, she finds pattern writing to be wonderfully appealing to both the creative and technical sides of her nature.