Pine Star Hat Kit
Description from Mary Jane Mucklestone:
Pine Star hat is a wintery woodland hat, inspired by the Selbu mittens of Norway, where pine bough and star patterns are often used in combination. Stripes in the ribbed brim often feature in Selbu mittens, and I’ve included a couple in this stranded colorwork hat. The crown is shaped in wedges creating a lovely gathered top, punctuated by a small dense pompom.
191⁄2” 48.25 cm brim circumference and 10” 25 cm height from brim to crown.
Barrett Wool Co. Wisconsin Woolen Spun Worsted Weight (100% wool; 250yd 228m/50g)
1 skein Rain Shower (MC), 1 skein Coal (CC)
1 skein Oats (MC), 1 skein Hawthorn (CC)
Samples used approx 50g of MC, approx 25g of CC and at least 4g for pompom.
One 16” 40 cm circular needle in size US5 3.75 mm for ribbing
One 16” 40cm circular in size US8 5mm for colorwork section
One 16” 40cm circular in size US7 4.5mm for stockinette section after colorwork (optional)
One set double-pointed needles (dpns) in size US7 4.5mm for crown of hat
Or size to obtain gauge
12 Stitch marker(s) - 11 in one color and 1 in a special color Tapestry needle
15⁄8” 41mm Pompom maker - optional
11 sts and 11 rnds = 2” 5 cm in Fair Isle pattern with largest needles, after blocking.
The Kits Include:
- Two skeins in the selected color combination of your choice in our Wisconsin Woolen Spun Worsted Weight. You will receive enough yarn to make one hat.
- A tin of 20 assorted color stitch markers.
- A Ravelry download code will be packaged inside of the kit. This can be redeemed for a copy of the Pine Star hat pattern on Ravelry.
- The kits comes packaged in a hand-stamped cotton project bag.