Iron Mountain Hat by Elizabeth Morrison

Iron Mountain Hat

November 2007
hand spun
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 39 rows = 4 inches
in stockingette st.
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
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The Iron Mountain Hat is based on a traditional style common to many northern peoples. It is reversible with a double layer of knitting in the crown, while the fold-up brim offers four layers of protection for the ears.

Shown in fingering weight handspun yarn, which gives the hat a rustic quality, but Harrisville New England Shetland would make a great substitution. The fold-up brim features a simple stranded design to add a bit of pizzazz to a winter wardrobe necessity.