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Felted Brim Hat

Reno Felting Classes

Class Name: Felted Brimmed Hat – Felt Hat II (AC2) by Bev Galeskas

Contact Yarn Refuge to sign up for this class 775-384-1600.

Class Date:  Friday February 2nd

Class Hours: 10:15am – 12:15pm

Instructor: Terry King

Class Cost: $35.00 per 2-hour session, includes ongoing help.

Skill Level: Experienced Beginner and up

Class Description: This revised edition of Fiber Trends light weight felt hat offers a choice of three sizes and two brim variations. Made in a single strand of worsted weight, it is great for hand-painted yarns.

Material Needed:

  • Approximately 250 (300, 340) yards of a feltable worsted weight wool or wool/mohair blend for the wide brim version. Approximately 30 (40, 45) yards less for the narrow brim hat.
  • Needles: Use size 10.5 (6.5 mm) 24” circular and a set of double pointed needles. A 16” circular is optional.

Pattern: Felt Hat II (AC2) by Bev Galeskas

What skills you should have: Experienced Beginner to advanced

What skills you will learn: Felt hat shaping and discussion of the felting process. Ongoing help for this project will be available on demand as each knitter gets to the felting process. Ongoing help included in the class price.

Homework:

  • Purchase all materials needed before the day of class and have yarn wound if needed.