Sunday, June 5, 2011

The Adele Button Felted Hat

I named this hat after my mom who passed away in 1992. She taught me how to knit before I can remember, and I have been doing this ever since. She would love to see the resurgence in handicrafts in the past several years.
The Adele Button Hat

1 skein Paton’s Classical wool (approx. 220 yards felting wool)
Circular needles size 10 (5 mm)
Double-pointed needles size 10 (5 mm)
Button or pin
Felted hat form or bowl approximately 22” circum.
: Not critical – size is achieve with felting.