The Arteixan Hat is a beginner friendly pattern that you will definitely enjoy, with an easy and fun knit in an interesting texture. The hat takes roughly 2 hours to make as well.
Knitting Kit comes with the pattern (pdf and printed) and selected yarn. For pom pom, please see the OnLine Poms, Rowan Poms & Schildkraut Poms. For Ball Winding services click here.
DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Rasta by Malabrigo (100% Merino Wool; 150g/89 yds): 1 skein. Shown in Queguay & Cucumber. This single ply slightly felted yarn does not shed and is resistant to pilling as well. Super soft, extra squishy, in beautiful variegated colors.
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Circumference: 17.5" unstretched x 9”tall
YARDAGE: 70 yds
NEEDLES: US 13 / 9 mm - 16” circular and Double Points (optional), or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch Marker, tapestry needle
SKILL LEVEL: Advanced Beginner, Easy
GAUGE: 10 sts x 16 rows = 4" in stitch pattern
Hat images courtesy of Malabrigo