The Aviatrix Hat by Loopy Mango

The Aviatrix Hat

Knitting
December 2018
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
4 stitches and 4 rows = 2 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 19 - 15.0 mm
73 - 74 yards (67 - 68 m)
Adult size as well as 4 children's sizes (6 months to 11 years old)
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This pattern is available for $5.00 USD
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Level: Beginner Knitter - ability to do cast on, knit stitch, purl stitch, cast off (online video lesson provided)

Time to complete: 1-2 hours

Materials required - size 19 (15 mm) 20’’ (50 cm) or shorter circular knitting needles and one ball of chunky wool, such as Loopy Mango’s Merino No. 5 or substitute - 150 g - 74 yards (68 m - gauge: 4 stitches / 3 inches (7.5 cm), 4 rows/ 2 inches (5 cm).

This pattern includes the adult size as well as 4 children’s sizes (6 months to 11 years old). It also includes instruction on crafting two-tone pompoms.

For this project, Loopy Mango partnered with She Should Run - a non-partisan 501(c)3 nonprofit committed to advancing women and girls in public leadership. Their mission is to get 250,000 women to run for elected office by the year 2030. Visit sheshouldrun.org to learn more about the organization and how you can get involved. If you can - run for public office and make a difference!

Loopy Mango will donate 100% of the proceeds from the sale of this pattern to She Should Run. If you are interested in purchasing a DIY Kit (yarn + pattern) for this style, it is available on our website for $29. Loopy Mango will donate 50% of the proceeds from the DIY kit to She Should Run.

When designing The Aviatrix, our designer Oejong Kim was inspired by flight helmets worn by female aviators in the 1920s and ’30s. These brave women overcame tremendous gender-based obstacles and injustices to pursue their dreams of taking to the air. Their pioneering work helped to shift the world’s understanding of what women are capable of and continue to inspire millions to this day.

Thank you for your support! Share your finished project with friends and use hashtags #SheShouldRun #TheAviatrix #LoopyMango

Watch Oejong & Wolfie talk about The Aviatrix Hat.