|Women, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized|
I have been knitting on and off since my teens, but became somewhat obsessed with it in 2007. I love squishy wools for the short, mild Los Angeles winters, and like cottons and blends for the rest ...
I have been knitting on and off since my teens, but became somewhat obsessed with it in 2007. I love squishy wools for the short, mild Los Angeles winters, and like cottons and blends for the rest of the year. I really believe that even beginner knitters can create something beautiful and useful, so I strive to keep patterns simple yet original. I am Goodstuff on Ravelry, and blog from time to time about knitting and life here: http://www.knitandtravelandsuch.blogspot.com/.
I have sold designs to Interweave Knits, Knitpicks, Creative Knitting magazine, KNIT magazine (Yarn Forward), Yarn magazine, Knit Now magazine, Classic Elite Yarns, The Sanguine Gryphon, and Three Irish Girls Yarns.
Oversized and slouchy, but with an interesting twist of braids and beads, this hat is fun to work up as well as wear. The Art-Deco style of the trim on this slouchy hat was inspired by a visit to Leighton House in London.
The main color uses about 2/3 of a a skein of Malabrigo, while the trim uses just small amounts of contrasting colors.
This hat is worked in seed stitch and features a delicate trim with garter stitch stripes, a braid stitch, and optional beading for a pretty, feminine look. The brim is ribbed for stability. It can be made in a close-fitting or slouchy style (shown).
This lovely hat is certainly achievable for a confident beginner.
19 stitches and 27 rows = 4 in/10cm in seed stitch (Moss stitch)
150 yards of Worsted weight