With stranded colorwork, generous ribbing, and a warm wool yarn, this hat is made to weather the cold.
Rowan Pure Wool 4Ply - 451 Porcelaine, 450 Eau de Nil, 461 Ochre
Melissa LaBarre is an independent knitwear designer and co-author of the knitting books New England Knits (Interweave, 2010) and Weekend Hats (Interweave, 2011). Her designs have appeared in several books, magazines, and yarn company design collections including Vogue Knitting, Knit 1, Knitscene, Twist Collective, and Quince and Co's WOOL series. She lives in Easthampton, MA with her husband and daughter.