Holli Yeoh

Hats and Mitts

It’s still a great thrill to find my pattern between the pages of Vogue Knitting. I’m actually still waiting for my contributor’s copy of the magazine but there are already a few finished projects on Ravelry. My design is the slouchy hat in the Yoga story.

Photos © SoHo Publishing

I alternated bands of fisherman’s rib with twisted rib. The Fisherman’s rib looks particularly great when the hat is stretched a bit on the head because the ribbing opens up and contrasts even more with the tighter twisted rib. For me it evokes the slashed sleeves of the High Renaissance.

#15 Slouchy Hat
Publication: Vogue Knitting Winter 2013/2014
Yarn: 3 skeins of Kolláge Yarns Fantastic in Magenta (7506)


Photo © Zealana

Zealana put out a pattern collection to feature their Rimu possom blend for TNNA last June and I finally have the booklet in hand. I have a hat and fingerless mitt set in the collection. They feature another variation on fisherman’s rib with cables. I love how the double row of crossed cables look like circles.

Cable Rib Hat & Wristers
Publication: Zealana Performa Rimu
Yarn: Zealana Rimu DK in Oceanwave (R05), 2 balls for hat and 1 ball for wristers



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  1. ancatee said,

    February 5, 2014 at 2:21 pm

    the hat in vogue knitting is so, so great! I made it and loved it so much I am now making another (slightly modified) version. congratulations on the publication. hope to see more of your work “out there”.

  2. Holli said,

    February 6, 2014 at 9:18 pm

    Thanks! There are lots of these slouchy hats popping up on Ravelry now. It’s so exciting to see everyone’s interpretations. Definitely keep your eyes open for more in upcoming publications.

  3. Anita said,

    March 1, 2014 at 4:07 pm

    Hi Holli:
    Your son has grown up so much and he looks a lot like you these days!

  4. Holli said,

    March 2, 2014 at 12:01 am

    Do you think so? When he was a baby I thought he looked a bit like my baby pictures, but now that his personality has developed, I just see him as Devan. He’s a pretty great kid and growing up quickly!

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