America's Yarn Store
Shop by Category

Year End Sale at WEBS
 

Knitting Classes

test caption placement

More Views

Warm Knitted Felted Hats - 4 Brim Styles

Note: This class is FULL. If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please contact Customer Service at 413-584-2225 or customerservice@yarn.com.\

These hats are easy to work up and quick to felt. Using big circular needles and double strands of worsted weight yarn, they will be ready to wear before the snow the flies. Brim choices include roll brim, wider flat brim, gentle bell brim, and one with earflaps and visor. Students will learn basic shaping using increases and decreases in the round, knitted felting techniques, and circular knitting. This is a good class for new knitters to try circular needles and expand their skills. A great cool weather carry-along project.   /  Please note: Felting will be done by participants at home.

Skill Level: Beginner
Instructor: Beth Altimari
Monday, 11/14 and 11/28; 6:00pm-8:00pm
Materials required:
Purchase either Fiber Trends AC-1 or AC-16. 
- For AC-1: 200–250 yds each of two worsted weight yarns. Two strands are held together throughout. Purchase only wool, alpaca, or mohair, no yarns listed as "superwash". Note: Whites and other pale colors often do not felt well.
- US 11 dpns (or needle size needed to obtain a gauge of 3 sts = 1", with yarn held doubled)
- US 11 circular needles, 24” (or size needed to obtain gauge)
For AC-16: 150–210 yards of bulky weight yarn. Purchase only wool, alpaca, or mohair, no yarns listed as "superwash". Note: Whites and other pale colors often do not felt well.
- US 11 dpns (or needle size needed to obtain a gauge of 2.5 sts = 1", with yarn not doubled)
- US 11 circular needles, 24” (or size needed to obtain gauge)
- Two buttons to be purchased with instructor’s guidance
- Plus Stitch markers, Zippered pillowcase for felting, Ball or bowl for shaping hat while wet, Your knitting tool kit 

• Please note; felting will be done by participants at home.

Homework: Prior to class, please complete the following: Using US #11 double-pointed needles, cast on 24 stitches and join for working in the round.  Knit in stockinette stitch for 3 inches, remove dpns and measure gauge. Change needles if necessary to obtain gauge listed in the pattern.   If you would prefer to swatch flat, you can create an "I-cord style" swatch using 18 stitches.

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.
To
If you have an account you may Log In to access your saved contacts.
From
Message

Webs Discount

20% Off
On highlighted items totaling $60 or more!
25% Off
On highlighted items totaling $120 or more!