DIY Kit - The Aviatrix Hat
For this project Loopy Mango partnered with She Should Run - a non-partisan 501(c)3 nonprofit 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 50% from proceeds of this DIY kit to She Should Run. If you already have yarn and would like to purchase the pattern only you can purchase it in a downloadable PDF for $5 in a separate listing. Loopy Mango will donate 100% of proceeds from sale of pattern 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.
Time to complete: 1-2 hours
Level: Beginner Knitter
-1 Ball Loopy Mango Merino No. 5 Yarn (5.3 oz 150 g 74 yards 68 m), 100% merino wool
Please note that this kit does NOT include knitting needles nor drawstring bag. It includes yarn and pattern only.
If you don't already have needles your can purchase Size 19 (15 mm) 20'' (50 cm) Circular Knitting Needles separately. We have plastic or maple wood available.
Care: Dry clean or hand wash in cold water, lay flat to dry
Yarn Made in Italy
Kit Assembled in USA
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