Los Muertos Day of the Dead Hat »
Type of item: Accessory
Style: Cute, Retro / Vintage, Casual, Goth, Ethnic, Holiday, Funky, Outdoorsy, Rock / Punk
Materials Yarns Texere Yarns Airedale Aran 100% Blue Faced Leicester Wool, 82m per 50g 1210 Chocolate (Brown) MC 1220 Petrol (Teal Blue) CC1 1213 Cream CC2 Needles 4.5mm dpns or circular needles (or size to achieve gauge) You may also need needles slightly larger than this (See Pattern Notes). Notions 1 tapestry needle for weaving in ends and duplicate stitch Optional: Bobbins for different coloured yarns, stitch markers
What was your inspiration?
Mexican Day of the Dead and the pagan Wheel of the Year, especially Sabbat.
What are you most proud of?
The original charts and motifs design
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Strand very loosely, you may not need to catch down strands as they will eventually bed down naturally. However, if you have loose strands, you can catch them down when weaving in.