Mendia Hat

Mendia features twisted ribbing merging into a fun twisted eyelet chevron pattern. Choose between Regular or Slouchy fits and 3 sizes. This project knits up quickly in your favourite yarn making a fun addition to any wardrobe or a perfect gift. The name Mendia is of Basque origin, the meaning of Mendia is “mountain” an apt name for this hat with its chevron design depicting a mountain range.

SIZES S M, L To fit head circumference 18 - 20 20 - 22, 22 - 24” / 46-51 51 – 55, 55 - 61 cm Actual Hat circumference: 14.5 17.5, 20.5” / 37 44.5, 51.5 cm Regular Length: approx. 7.5 8.5, 9.5” / 19.5 21.5, 24 cm Slouchy Length: approx. 10 11, 12 ” / 25 28, 30.5 cm


Contains: *Illustrated knitting pattern *Suitable for advanced beginner

Materials you need at home:

YARN DK Weight / 8-ply, Regular: 120 135, 153 yds / 110 123, 140 m Slouchy: 170 186, 218 yds / 155 170, 200 m Pom Pom: 40 yds /36m

Samples used: Regular: White Gum Wool, Ethical Superfine Merino 8 ply/ DK (100% merino, 258 yds/ 236m per 100 gm) Gum Grey. Slouchy: Hedgehog Fibres, skinny singles. (Fingering weight / 4ply, 100% merino, 400 yds/ 366m per 100g) Teacup, (yarn held double). Pom Pom: Madelinetosh, Tosh Merino Light (100% merino, 420 yds / 384m per skein), Fluoro Rose

NEEDLES US 6 / 4mm DPNs, or preferred needles for small circumference knitting

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ambah obrien

Hello from Australia! You’ll pretty much always find me dreaming about my next favourite shawl - the accessory I most love to design, knit and wear. Otherwise I’ll be wandering about my vegetable garden, nearby bush or perhaps a little escape to the beach.

With a background in painting, I have a passion for colour and interesting design.

I design contemporary knitwear patterns, with a nod to retro and geometric design. Patterns that are straight forward to follow and fun to wear.

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