Evelyn Tilt Hat by Jennifer Tallapaneni

Evelyn Tilt Hat

Knitting
July 2011
yarn held together
Worsted
+ Worsted
= Worsted (9 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in St st on smaller ndls, before felting-but gauge not important
US 11 - 8.0 mm
US 13 - 9.0 mm
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Inspired by all the fantastic hats of the 1930s-1940s, this tilt hat uses short row shaping and blocking to get its distinct vintage lines.

Yarn is held doubled through out and any felt-able worsted weight yarn will work.

It is highly recommended purchasing an inexpensive Styrofoam “wig form” head at a beauty supply store to block and pin the felted hat on it. Otherwise a bowl can also substitute for the hat block.