The Montgolfier Hat was inspired by Montgoler hot-air balloons; the charted cables mimic the colorful designs of the traditional hot-air balloons. Worked from the bottom up in the round with a tonal hand-dyed yarn, this adventurous hat makes a colorful statement.
Difficulty Level: Easy
Finished Size 18″ circumference at brim and 8¾” tall.
Yarn Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage (100% superwash merino wool; 200 yd [182 m]); nutmeg, 1 skein.
Needles Size 6 (4 mm): 16″ circular (cir). Size 8 (5 mm): 16″ cir and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Marker (m); cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.
Gauge 26½ sts and 28 rnds = 4″ in charted patt on larger needle.