Synopses & Reviews
Embrace the hottest head-turning fashion accessory: the knitted hat.
The clever designs of Weekend Hats will have enthusiastic knitters everywhere rejoicing in yearround hat style. Cecily Glowik MacDonald and Melissa LaBarre have brought you the best in designer knit hat patterns all in one beautiful and fun-loving collection. Inside youll find:
*Expert advice to spark the interests of a variety of skill levels with special attention paid to exploring cables, lace, color, and texture.
*Twenty-five contemporary designer hat patterns that range from the distinctly feminine to the sporty gentlemen, including cloches, berets, beanies, tams, snoods, and more!
*Tips and tricks on how to maximize the use of specialty yarns and accessories to add a little panache to your designs.
All the designs in Weekend Hats are ideal projects for travel, gifts, or sneaking in between larger knit projects. Whether youre interested in comfort, style, or just knitting enjoyment, Weekend Hats is your all-in-one resource for creating want-to-wear knitted caps.
About the Author
Cecily Glowik MacDonald and Melissa LaBarre are well-established independent knitwear designers and the authors of New England Knits
Cecily Glowik MacDonald's designs have been featured in Interweave's Knitting Green, Knitted Gifts, Color Style, Simple Style, and Classic Elite Yarns Collections. Cecily has also designed for Interweave Knits, Knitscene, Knit.1, Knit Simple, Vogue Knitting, Cast On, Creative Knitting, as well as her blog cecilyam.wordpress.com.
Melissa LaBarre's designs have been featured in Vogue Knitting, Knit.1, and Twist Collective, as well as design collections for Quince and Co, St-Denis, Fibre Co, and Madelinetosh. She blogs about knitting at knittingschooldropout.com.
Table of Contents
Topiary by Jennifer Lang
Semolina by Carrie Bostick Hoge
Lea by Cecily Glowik MacDonald
Welted by Melissa LaBarre
Ripple by Melissa Wherle
Ogee by Kirsten Kapur
Everdeen by Tanis Gray
Solitaire by Natalie Larson
Greenery by Melissa LaBarre
Trellis by Courtney Kelley
Glashutte by Kate Gagnon Osborn
Layered by Laura Irwin
Flyer by Cecily Glowik MacDonald
Union by Connie Chang Chinchio
Brier by Cecily Glowik MacDonald
Wanderer by Jared Flood
Drift by Jocelyn Tunney
Chroma by Mary Jane Mucklestone
Plait by Anne Kuo Lukito
Annex by Cirilia Rose
Hued by Gudrun Johnston
Shore by Kristen TenDyke
Ruche by Susan Anderson
Pebbled by Elisabeth Parker
Leaves by Melissa LaBarre