Quince & Co Motta Hat
Here’s a cute and cozy knit we can’t wait to cast on! Alexis’ hat offers a little bit of everything to knitters of all skill levels. Knit in our soft and plump Chickadee, the color combinations are seemingly endless. Fun and fascinating techniques abound: from Vikkel braids, to popcorn stitches, to compelling colorwork, we can’t get enough of this hat’s merry-go-round of knitterly delights. Top it off with an optional pom pom, for a final splash of color—we recommend using Pom Pom Maker for fun (and easy) pom pom making.
18½ (20¼, 22)" [47 (51.5, 56) cm] circumference; 9" [23 cm] tall / Shown in size 20¼" [51.5 cm] / Suggested approx 2" [5 cm] negative ease
chickadee / 1 skein each: Honey 123 (color A) / Petal 111 (color B) / Slate 143 (color C)
40" [100 cm] circular needle in sizes US 3 and US 5 [3.25 and 3.75 mm] for magic loop method
26 sts and 32 rows = 4" [10 cm] in colorwork pattern, after blocking.
Hat is knitted from the bottom up, in the round using the magic loop method, but is easily adapted to double pointed needles if desired.
This pattern is a PDF and will be available for download at checkout