Montgolfier Hat Kit

Elegant and quick, this one-skein project makes the perfect gift for any guy or girl in your life. This warm and cozy project is soft, colorful, and strong for winter-long wear.
SKU: KHOL2016-R4308-BUNDLE

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Kit Description

This cabled hat is inspired by the colorful and intricate designs of traditional Montgolfier hot-air balloons, which launched a wave of balloon-themed fashion in France in the late 1700s. It only takes one skein of stunningly soft and vibrantly hand-dyed Lorna's Laces Shepherd Worsted to create this hat. Whether you enjoy gorgeous cables, knitting with luxurious yarn, or the history of manned flight, this kit will inspire and delight you.

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  • Interweave Knits Holiday 2016 Print Issue
  • 1 skein of Lorna's Laces Shepherd Worsted Yarn in Patina

Interweave Knits Holiday 2016
Magazine Issue

Interweave Knits Holiday 2016 brings it back home with traditional knits. This packed issue features 23 knits celebrating the holidays as well as heritage items for the home and for the hope chest. "Folk Lace" features three stunning shawls celebrating our ancient craft with traditional, cobweb weight yarn and intricate lace work. "Heritage at Home" is packed with holiday items like Christmas stockings, mittens, blankets, and a festive snowman family. "Little One" features colorwork garments and accessories for children. "Cabled and Knotted" runs the gamut of cabled accessories, from menswear to an entwined cabled caplet. A special section inspired by the author Jan Brett's children's book series features two original patterns brought to life from the illustrations. Learn how to make pom-poms with any household item with Knitscene's editor, Hannah Baker. And finally, let the Greater Boston Knitting Guild bring you inside their annual holiday meeting to discover their charitable works and cookie recipes.

Montgolfier Hat Knitting Pattern by Irina Anikeeva
Pattern in Magazine

The Montgolfier Hat was inspired by Montgolfier 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.

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.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits Holiday 2016

Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Worsted Yarn in Patina
Yarn

Get your hands on a skein of this warm and cozy yarn from Lorna's Laces. This yarn is mixes warmth with a lightweight texture to make the perfect cold-weather projects. With anything made in ultra-comfortable Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sport, your only reminder that you have it on comes when you look in the mirror.

Fiber Content: 100% superwash merino wool
Skein Size: 57 gram skein - 200 yards

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SKU KHOL2016-R4308-BUNDLE
Product Type Kit
Technique Knitting
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