Taiga is a wonderful hat pattern worked from the bottom up featuring a simple alternating stranded colorwork pattern, twisted rib brim, and a jaunty pompom at the crown. Suitable for those beginning stranded colorwork, it can be worked using one 50g skein for the main color and scraps of finger or sock weight yarn for the contrasting colors.
Apx. 55-100 grams of fingering or sock weight yarn: 35-50 grams in MC, and 5-10 grams in each of four contrasting colors.
Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% Targhee-Columbia; 275 yards/50g)
CC 1: Meteorite
CC 2: Wool Socks
CC 3: Almanac
CC 4: Birdbook
28 stitches & 32 rows = 4” / 10 cm
US 4 / 3.50mm 12” / 30 cm circular needle
US 4 / 3.50mm double-pointed needles (dpn)
or needles needed to obtain gauge
Adult Medium (Adult Large)
22”/56 cm brim circumference, 8”/20cm deep, (23”/59 cm brim circumference, 9”/23 cm deep)
Blunt tapestry needle, scissors, large pompom maker.