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A quick-knit reversible hat that’s all about celebrating the yarn. Featuring Nutmeg Fiber’s Retreat yarn & Isager’s Silk Mohair yarn (two strands of Retreat + one strand Silk Mohair held together) to create a truly unique fabric. Retreat is a naturally dyed yarn that has slight thick/thin variation and the Silk Mohair adds an angelic halo and shimmer.
Vite (French for “quick”) is knit circularly in one piece. Additional pattern information shown below photographs.
Small (Medium, Large)
18 (20, 22)" circumference at widest; 8½ (9, 9½)" length
Fits 18-19, (20-21, 22-23)" head circumference
Sample shown is size Medium on model with 21½" head circumference
Nutmeg Fibers Retreat
50% US Alpaca, 50% US Merino
350 yards / 320 meters per 100 g skein
195 (215, 235) yards not including pom-pom
Isager Silk Mohair
75% Kid Mohair, 25% Silk
230 yards / 212 meters per 25 g skein
95 (105, 115) yards not including pom-pom
For a pom-pom, please add 120 yards of Yarn A and 60 Yards of Yarn B.
Note: Two strands of Yarn A and one strand of Yarn B are held together throughout. Colors shown listed on Page 4.
Colors shown in stacked photo:
Top Hat: 2 strands Yarn A (color Light Lac & Iron) + 1 strand Yarn B (color 0)
Middle Hat: 2 strands Yarn A (color Silverview) + 1 strand Yarn B (color 3M)
Bottom Hat: 2 strands Yarn A (color Logwood Blue) + 1 strand Yarn B (color 3M)
14 stitches & 21 rounds = 4" in stockinette stitch using Needle A and two strands of Yarn A and one strand of Yarn B held together, after blocking
One 16" circular needle and 1 set of double-pointed needles (DPNs)
6.5 mm / US 10½ or size needed to obtain gauge listed
One 16" circular needle one size smaller than Needle A
6 mm / US 10
One 16" circular needle two sizes smaller than Needle A
5.5 mm / US 9
Stitch marker, blunt tapestry needle, T-pins, pom-pom maker (optional)
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