North American Muscle Hat Pattern (PDF) - Knitting Pattern by Phibersmith Designs
The man for whom this hat was designed doesn’t own a ’67 Shelby Mustang, but he’ll never be too old to dream about one. Or to appreciate this rendering in yarn of his favourite vehicle.
Like the automotive masterpiece, this is a striking hat with fine, polished details. Made from sturdy, quality materials, its purpose is straightforward: if you want warmth, it will get you there. After all, it’s a classic.
Sizes: S/M/L to fit head circumference 20”/21”/22” (51 cm/53.5 cm/56 cm)
Tools & Materials:
Yarn: Fingering weight
Patons Kroy Socks 4 Ply, 191 yds (175 m)/50 g, 75% wool/25% nylon & polyamide; one ball MC, one ball CC. Pictured in Coal (MC) and Red (CC)
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Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light, 144 yds (132 m)/50 g, 50% alpaca/50% wool; one skein MC, one skein CC. Pictured in Mahogany Mix 4280 (MC) and Steel Cut Oats 4214 (CC).)
- Approximate Yardage: 135 yds (124 m) of MC, 115 yds (105 m) of CC (size L).
- Needles: US Sizes 2.5 & 4 / 3 & 3.5 mm
27 sts & 29 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Colourwork, blocked.
22 sts & 28 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Stockinette Stitch, blocked.
- Stranded colourwork
- Knitting in the round
- Reading a chart
Stitches used: (beyond K & P)
Full list of abbreviations included with pattern