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Year of Hats KAL
Remember the Year of Mittens? Well, it’s time for hats! And we want to help you explore all kinds of knitting techniques by hosting a Year of Hats KAL all year long. Let's knit the August Hat (yeah, we know we are knitting it in September but funny enough, Kelbourne Woolens is releasing their hat pattern the day after classes launch.)
The August hat is Hat designed by Sarah Solomon features a few fun techniques such as Latvian braids and stranded colorwork - perfect to get your brain working in time for the end of summer and start of school! Worked in the round from the bottom up, the pattern begins with a brim featuring a two-color Latvian Braid and botanical–inspired colorwork section. The crown is worked in a diminishing leaf pattern.
Because we want maximum participation we are having a little contest. Join us for all 12 KAL’s, complete all 12 hats, and you will WIN a sweater’s worth of Kelbourne Woolen’s Germantown in the color way of your choice! Plus other cool stuff. What? You don’t need 12 hats? Well there are lots of people that could use a hat in New England (and even with spring approaching winter won’t be far behind). So make that hat and we’ll make sure it goes to someone in need.
Limited to 6 students (17 yrs of age or older)
- Level: Advanced Beginner - Intermediate (you know how to knit, purl, cast on and cast off.)
- We provide: moral support and great company
- You bring: a copy of the pattern (it’s a free download on Ravelry) and two colors of worsted weight yarn (designed for Germantown!), 16” circular needles in US5 and 7 plus US7 DPN’s for finishing, stitch markers, and a size G crochet hook. Finish you hat in class and we'll use our pompom makers for the perfect pompom! Don’t forget that we always offer 15% off class supplies!
- Class length: 2 1/2 hours