Digital download also includes free modification instructions to transform the hat into a tea cosy (if preferred)
Jolly teapots dance around the body of this hat, while the crown offers a kaleidoscopic homage to the quotidian wonders of … TEA
The hat for Tea drinkers!
to fit average adult head, 21″ to 22″ circumference
Foula Wool (3ply / Double Knitting weight / Shetland wool) (See http://www.foulawool.co.uk), 1 x 25g ball of each of the following seven shades: Black (A), Moorit, (B) Fawn (C) , Mioget (D), Grey (E), Light Grey (F), White (G). Excluding swatch, the exact yardage used for sample was as follows: A 25 (yards); B 30; C 25; D 25; E 15; F 25; G 40 yards. Remember that you will need extra yarn for swatching.
3.75mm circular needle (or size to get gauge) in the following length: 1 x 40cm/16in (for working hat body)
3.25mm circular needle in the following length: 1 x 40cm/16in (for working brim)
3.75mm dpns (or your preferred needles for working small diameters in the round) for finishing crown.
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends; stitch marker; length of waste yarn for provisional cast on.