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Mt. St. Helens Hat Kit

£63.00

The Mt. St. Helens Hat is a cosy and squishy accessory featuring easy cables and a deep fold-over brim. Inspired by the 1980 volcanic eruption of Mt. St. Helens, this hat captures the essence of that event. Just like the molten lava carving out new gullies and deep ravines, this hat adds a touch of nature's drama to your wardrobe. Designed to be truly unisex, the hat is available in three sizes, and its size and height can be easily adjusted with the ...

The Mt. St. Helens Hat is a cosy and squishy accessory featuring easy cables and a deep fold-over brim. Inspired by the 1980 volcanic eruption of Mt. St. Helens, this hat captures the essence of that event. Just like the molten lava carving out new gullies and deep ravines, this hat adds a touch of nature’s drama to your wardrobe. Designed to be truly unisex, the hat is available in three sizes, and its size and height can be easily adjusted with the help of included instructions. This kit comes with ample yarn to create three hats, providing a fantastic opportunity to experiment with colour. Choose from three shades of Cumbria to customize your hat, adding a pom-pom and brim in a contrasting colour for a personalized touch.

Designer: Kay Hopkins
Published in: Knit for the Soul
More from Kay Hopkins: Forbidden Cliffs Sweater in Amble or Cumbria Fingering, Winter Wonderland Wrap, Multnomah Falls Hat, Forbidden Cliffs Tee, Tryon Creek Hat

Please note: this kit contains sufficient yarn to make three hats.

Kit contains:

  • PDF of Mt. St. Helens Hat knitting pattern
  • 3 hanks of The Fibre Co. Cumbria
  • Free Project Bag from The Fibre Co.

Yarn:

The Fibre Co. Cumbria (60% Merino wool, 30% Masham wool, 10% mohair, 216 m (236 yd) per 100 g hank) in Blencathra โ€“ 1 hank.

Colours:

Photographs show the hat in the shade Blencathra. Choose from any of the set colourways above. Designer Kay Hopkins says the hat would also look good with the brim done in a contrasting colour, and a pom-pom too!

Please note: If you prefer a different colour combination, please select โ€˜Choose Your Ownโ€™ and add your colour combination to the โ€˜Order Notesโ€™ section during checkout.

Sizes and measurements:

S (M, L)
Finished circumference: 46 (51, 55) cm [18 (20, 21.75) in]
Finished depth (brim unfolded): 21.5 cm [8.5 in]
Finished depth (brim folded): 6.5 cm [2.5 in]

Choose a size about 5 cm (2 in) smaller than head circumference. The size is easily adjustable with instructions included.

Needles and notions required:

  • 3.5mm (US 4) 40 cm (16 in) circular needle โ€“ for the brim
  • 4mm (US 6) 40 cm (16 in) circular needle and DPNs (or use magic loop method) โ€“ for body and crown
  • Stitch marker
  • Cable needle
  • Yarn needle

Techniques used:

  • Italian Tubular Cast On
  • Cables

Notes:

This is an advanced beginner pattern and includes both written instructions and charts.

You can purchase items in this kit separately: Mt. St. Helens Hat knitting pattern, Cumbria yarn and Project Bag from The Fibre Co.

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