Friday, June 13, 2014

Nova Slouch

This is Nova Slouch, a quick and easy beret with  just a bit of stranding to keep it interesting.

It's meant to be worn a bit loosely and comfortably, so as to avoid both hathead and headache, but the band of colorwork around the brim is graspy enough to keep it on without the need for a ton of pins.

It's also quite lightweight, knit in fingering weight over US 4 needles--a good Spring and Fall hat, and neither so heavy or huge that it will suffocate you trying to knit it in the Summer.

I made it with leftover bits of Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light, in Cherry and Tern.  The hat only uses about a hundred yards of CC, so it really is a good stashbuster.  Because who wants to waste any Madelinetosh?

It's available at my Ravelry store.  Enjoy!