Bad hair day? Good hair day? It doesn't matter! Try one of these knit hats on for size and you'll look pretty and poised no matter what kind of day you're having. Stitch Diva has taken a diverse selection of the freshest current hat styles and provides a range of skill levels and yarn suggestions to make your knitting fly. No matter what the season, just choose a yarn, grab your needles, and you'll soon be wearing a fashionable chapeau that is custom-made for your fashion situation. Intermediate to experienced skill level is required. The Ribbon Beanie and Page Boy Hat use a variety of stitches and simple finishing. The Parisian Beanie Beret uses advanced stitches and simple finishing. All are one size fits most and will fit adult heads 20"-22".
Ribbon Beanie: Simply romantic, the style of this little beanie is just as relevant today as it was in the 1920's and 30's when similiar styles were popular. A cinch to work up with bulky ribbon yarn, the beanie hat also features a clever and simple ribbon finishing technique that you are sure to use on many projects to come. One Ribbon Beanie is shown in Giotto by Colinette (1 skein) and one in Incredible by Lion Brand (2 balls). You can use any super bulky ribbon yarn. To see our super bulky yarns, click here. Suggested needles are US 10.5, 16" Circular and US 10.5 Double Point. You will also need 3 yds of 1" or greater silk ribbon, 1 stitch marker, a large tapestry needle, sewing thread to coordinate with ribbon, and assorted beads. (To order a kit using Lion Brand Incredible, click here.)
Page Boy Hat: Bored of ladylike chic? Why not go funky seventies babe with a sassy attitude to match? A perfect casual accessory, this hat is great for everyday, or attach a rhinestone brooch and you are ready for a night on the town. Bulky weight wool helps this hat work up quickly, and the felted brim is fun and easy to make. One Page Boy Hat is shown in Hip Hop by Berroco (2 skeins) and the other in Landscapes by Lion Brand (2 balls). You can use any super bulky weight yarn that will felt. To see our felting yarns, click here. (We also suggest, Tahki Baby (2 balls) or Nature Wool Chunky (2 skeins).) Suggested needles are US 10.5, 16" Circular; US 11, 16" Circular; and US 11 Double Point (or size to obtain gauge). You will also need 1 stitch marker and a large tapestry needle. (To order a kit using Lion Brand Landscapes, click here.)
Parisian Beanie Beret: This updated classic, part-beanie/part-beret makes the perfect fit for an array of fashion situations. Featuring a delicate stitch pattern and just-right proportions, once you work this classy beret up, you may not be able to take it off! One Parisian Beanie Beret is shown in Cashmerino Aran by Debbie Bliss (2 skeins) and the other in Wool-Ease by Lion Brand (1 ball). You can use any worsted weight yarn. To see our worsted weight yarns, click here. Suggested needles are US 10, 16" Circular; US 6, 16" Circular; and US 10 Double Point. You will also need 7 stitch markers (one in a different color) and a large tapestry needle. (To order a kit using Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran, click here.)