Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads
Knitting: Beanie, Toque, Earflap Hat
This is one of our clan’s favorite hats. It is simple, a satisfyingly quick knit and fits a lot of different head sizes, and personalities. Best of all it does not take a lot of yarn so its a pretty good stash buster. The body of the hat takes a little less than 125 yds of bulky weight yarn, and the pompoms only add another 20 or so.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
A fun fair isle knit! Decreases in the plain rounds shape the tam, until the very top, where a double centered decrease is employed. A variety of border and peerie patterns keep the knitting interesting. With an updated fit, this tam has a slouchy casual feel, perfect for a crisp fall apple-picking weekend, or cool summer evenings at the beach.
Mary Jane Mucklestone likes to knit hats as a way to experiment with color combinations and Fair Isle patterns. This stocking cap explores a "limited" palette of fourteen colors (Mary Jane has used as many as thirty in a single project), with one color grouping for the pattern and another for the background. An occasional dab...