Vite

Vite

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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.

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SIZES
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


YARN A
Nutmeg Fibers Retreat
50% US Alpaca, 50% US Merino
350 yards / 320 meters per 100 g skein
1 skein
195 (215, 235) yards not including pom-pom

YARN B
Isager Silk Mohair
75% Kid Mohair, 25% Silk
230 yards / 212 meters per 25 g skein
1 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)


GAUGE
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


NEEDLE A
One 16" circular needle and 1 set of double-pointed needles (DPNs)
6.5 mm / US 10½ or size needed to obtain gauge listed

NEEDLE B
One 16" circular needle one size smaller than Needle A
6 mm / US 10

NEEDLE C
One 16" circular needle two sizes smaller than Needle A
5.5 mm / US 9


OTHER MATERIALS
Stitch marker, blunt tapestry needle, T-pins, pom-pom maker (optional)


SKILL LEVEL
2 of 5