Mint Schnapps by Thea Colman

Mint Schnapps

Knitting
February 2015
Julie Asselin Ankara
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
3.5 stitches and 5 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette, ribbing, and lace motif. Based on final fabric.
US 10 - 6.0 mm
105 - 135 yards (96 - 123 m)
15.75(18,20.25)"/40(45.75,51.5)cm circumference around head.
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January 2021 - pattern has been reknit in Julie Asselin’s new Douillet yarn, as Ankara is no longer available. Sizes have been added and the pattern has been updated overall.

For the re-release, the code MINT will get you 50% off this pattern until Saturday 1/30/21 on Ravelry. Enjoy!

When life gives you 6 feet of snow in 14 days, make a hat.

It made me so happy to work on this hat between bouts of shoveling. It’s quick and easy - so knitting it during the storm meant that it was ready to wear the next day out in the snow.

Staying with the winter theme, I used Barbara Walker’s Snowflake Lace - just detailed enough to pop in the bulky yarn. I paired the lace with a deep brim, some simple crown shaping and about 2 hours next to the fire.