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Mellow Hat - Knitting Pattern

Mellow Hat - Knitting Pattern

  • A fun and fast knit, the Mellow Hat is a cosy winter essential. The ties on the ear-flaps give you the option to wear the hat open or tied snug around your neck. It's a great project to experiment with mixing yarns and colours.


    With step-by-step, easy-to-follow instructions this pattern uses the following techniques: Long tail cast on, increasing, knit, purl, cable cast on, decreasing, knitting in the round, crochet edging or blanket stitch.

    Skill Level: Easy/Intermediate


    Size: This pattern includes two sizes: 

    Size 1: to fit head circumference 53-58cm/21-23’’

    Size 2: to fit head circumference 58-63cm/23-25’’


    Yarn: Any Aran/Worsted weight yarn, 2 strands held together throughout. You may want to use 2 balls of the same colour or 2 contrasting coloured yarns. Airblown yarns work really well like:


    2 balls of Lana Grossa Brigitte No.2  - 47% Alpaca, 45% Cotton, 8% Wool. (140m/153yds per 50g skein.) 




    For a 3-colour mix, use 1 strand of Aran/Worsted weight yarn, 1 strand of DK weight yarn and 1 strand of Lace weight yarn held together throughout. For the blue hat we have used: 


    1 ball of Lana Grossa Brigitte No.2  - colour 030 cobalt - 47% Alpaca, 45% Cotton, 8% Wool. (140m/153yds per 50g skein.)


    1 [2] balls of Lang Yarns Merino 120 - colour 001 White - 100% Merino Wool. (120m/131yds per 50g skein.) 


    1 ball of Drops kid-silk - colour 02 Black - 75% Mohair, 25% Silk. (210m/230yds per 25g skein.) 


    Suggested Needle Size:  7mm/US 10½ circular needles, length 40-50cm/16’’- 20’’


    Gauge: Stocking Stitch with yarn held together:

    10cm/4'' x 10cm/4'' = 12sts x 17 rows


    Language: English


    Order Info: This is a digital pdf download.