round up hat kit with Montadale true woolen yarn

  • designed by Sue Burke, Not your typical knitted cap, this hat has a lot of structure. Knit in the round with basic stitches & easy decreases, the contrasting concentric circles add a bit of whimsy & surprise to the top of the hat. Looks great with long or short hair, fits most heads comfortably & covers the top of the ears. Shown in solid and hand painted Montadale but pattern includes an option for Solitude Icelandic.
  • kit includes: two contrasting colors of Montadale true woolen spun yarn in center pull balls and pattern.
    finished size: Approximately 22"/56 cm in circumference and 10"/25 cm from center of crown to lower edge of hat. Fits head circumferences of 18-21"/46-53cm and can easily be adjusted smaller or larger.
    needles (not included in kit): 7 (US)/4.5 mm circular (16"/42 cm), and 7 (US) mm double pointed needles (dpns)
    notions: one stitch marker, one needle to weave in ends gauge: 15 sts and 30 rows = 4"/10cm in moss stitch pattern skills: knitting, purling, K2tog decreasing
    Solitude Wool - Rolled Brim Hat
  • fiber source: hand selected fleeces from Saffer's Montadales in Warwick, Maryland on the Eastern Shore
    fiber content: 100% Montadale wool.
    Montadale is a modern US breed developed in the 1930's in the mid-west from Cheviot rams with Columbia ewes. These sheep are raised for both meat and their exceptionally white wool which is in the "medium" range. Medium is right in the middle of all the types of wool and makes an excellent knitting yarn that is fairly soft and yet still fairly strong.

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