• Ribbed Striped Hat
  • Ribbed Striped Hat
  • Ribbed Striped Hat
  • Ribbed Striped Hat

Ribbed & Striped Hat

A basic ribbed hat with a little slouch is modern and versatile in shades of wintry gray.

The Yarn

Rowan Cocoon Rowan Cocoon Rowan Cocoon


Rowan Cocoon - 801 Polar, 803 Scree, 805 Mountain

How to get the pattern:

The pattern is available in the book Stitch Mountain.
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The Designer

Gwen Bortner


Gwen Bortner is a nationally recognized knitting instructor, teaching at venues throughout the country. She is the author of the popular book, Entrée to Entrelac. Her designs can be found in a variety of knitting magazines and through her business, Knitability, LLC. Education is probably the most important component of the Knitability business plan as all efforts focus on the company motto of "Taking Knitters to the Next Level". Whether teaching at a local yarn shop or at a national knitting convention, meeting new people and sharing the love of knitting is one of her greatest joys.

"Looking at Nate’s inspiration piece the design was simple. And sometimes simple is good! Working a row of stockinette at the color change makes for a smooth transition of stripes, even in ribbing."

Inspired By

Nate Holland
Snowboardcross, X Games Seven time Gold Medalist, Two time Olympian

Nate Holland

With seven X Games gold medals Nate Holland has enough precious metal to gild his driveway by now. Born and raised in northern Idaho, Holland developed a taste for adventure at a young age that has carried him throughout his career. A snowboardcross specialist, Nate defines the sports chaotic style by going all-out in every race. The 2012 winter was no different for Holland, earning his seventh X Games gold, and two World Cup podiums before bowing out with a broken shoulder blade.
Nate’s design is inspired by a favorite striped hat that’s perfect for keeping warm on the slopes and everywhere else.

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