Named after a climbing rose, the gorgeous Slyngrose design twists and rambles up the body of this hat. A one-of-a-kind beanie, it's knit from a soft, delicate chainette alpaca and cotton blend fiber.
The tubular cast on creates an elastic brim suitable for all head sizes. While the body and crown are knit in the lacy pattern, creating a stunning hat that you'll love wearing again and again!
Fiber Content: 65% Superfine Alpaca, 35% Cotton
Gauge: 16 sts = 4" on US 6-7
Weight/Yardage: 25g/165 yds
Care:Hand Wash Delicate in Cold Water, Dry flat
This is an intermediate level knit, or it would be good for an adventuresome advanced beginner who wants to try out some new techniques. The kit comes with a downloadable pattern and all the yarn necessary to complete the project.
Note: You don't have to use a tubular cast on if you don't wish to go to the trouble. The tan, grey and blue hats are knit using a regular cast on. The pink sample has the tubular cast on.
Needles are not included. This project requires US size 4 (for the brim) & size 6 (for the hat - 12-16" circular needles.