PATTERN - The Aviatrix Hat
Note: this listing is for PATTERN ONLY. Pattern will be emailed as a downloadable PDF.
For this project Loopy Mango partnered with She Should Run - a non-partisan 501(c)3 non-profit committed to advancing women and girls in public leadership. It's mission is to get 250K women to run for elected office by the year 2030. Visit sheshouldrun.org to find out more and to make a direct donation or to find out more ways in which you can help reach the goal. If you can - run for office and make a difference!
Loopy Mango will donate 100% of proceeds from sale of pattern to She Should Run. If you are interested in purchasing DIY Kit (yarn + pattern) for this style - it is available in a separate listing for $28. Loopy Mango will donate 50% from proceeds of the DIY kit to She Should Run.
When designing The Aviatrix our designer Oejong Kim was inspired by helmet worn by female aviators in 1920's and 30's. They all had to overcome many obstacles because of their gender. In addition to being flight pioneers many were also early supporters of Equal Rights Amendment.
Level: Beginner Knitter - ability to do cast on, knit stitch, purl stitch, cast off (online video lesson provided)
Time to complete: 1-2 hours
Materials required - size 19 (15 mm) 20'' (50 cm) or shorter circular knitting needles and one ball of chunky wool - 150 g - 74 yards (68 m) - gauge: 4 stitches / 3 inches (7.5 cm), 4 rows/ 2 inches (5 cm).
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