This hat was designed using one skein of Madelinetosh Vintage and Tosh Vintage 15 yard samples, which are available at Jimmy Beans Wool. To purchase samples, click here.
There will be a KAL and discussion on my Ravelry through March 31st in my Ravelry Group here. Come join, discuss, and share your work!
At the beginning of each month, I will donate all proceeds for this pattern to The Trevor Project, an organization and suicide prevention hotline for LGBT Youth.
I took a different approach on designing a hat by constructing around an “axis”, rather than the usual
bottom up or top down designs. Mixing a skein of Madelinetosh Vintage and some colorful scraps, an
easy chevron pattern, colorwork, slip stitches, and German short rows to shape the brim and crown,
STOLZ was born, and I am PROUD of it! Grab a skein of worsted or DK weight yarn, dig out some colorful
scraps you didn’t want to throw away, and you will also be proud to make and show off this unique piece
One Skein of Madelinetosh Vintage yarn (100%
Superwash Merino wool. 200 yards.) Sample
shown in colorway “Silver Fox” (about 90 yards
Eight scraps of yarn measuring at least 12 yards
each. Sample uses the following colors in
• CC1: Tart
• CC2: Glazed Pecan
• CC3: Winter Wheat
• CC4: Moorland
• CC5: Esoteric
• CC6: Cobalt
• CC7: Flashdance (On the pattern PDF, it was mistakenly listed as Iris. The colors are very alike, so either can work).
• CC8: Lepidoptera
US 7 24” circular needle (for this needle, straight
needles will also work.
Crochet hook and other scrap yarn (for
provisional cast on).
Two stitch markers.
GAUGE AND MEASUREMENTS:
9 ½” from brim to top of hat.
22” in circumference around brim.
About 8 sts and 16 rows every 2” in stockinette
PATTERN NOTES: Read the entire pattern before beginning to familiarize yourself with the project. When choosing a color order for your scraps, label each one as CC1, CC2, etc. so you know which color to use next.