This is quite a lovely collection on knit hats that can
be easily produced by most knitters. There are a few that
would require more experienced knitters—those that
tackle cables, intarsia and charts. I consider myself an
accomplished knitter, but even for me charts are a new
challenge. That's one of the reasons I like this book.
I used my age old requirement for purchasing a craft book
I could easily find at least three or four projects
I would immediately like to knit and several others that
What I really like about this collection is the varied
weights of yarns used to produce some really beautiful
hats. I often purchase yarns without any real project in
mind—sigh—don't we all. So with MARGEAU CHAPEAU
will now be able to hit my stash.
With the inclusion of intarsia hats MARGEAU CHAPEAU will
also enable knitters to use up some of those odd skeins.
All knitters and crafters look for books that offer
variety of styles, yarn weights and embellishments.
Matching hats with yarns and gauges is always difficult
since we want to make sure sizing is just right. This
book lets you size many different styles of hats using
lots of yarn types and weights.
Margeau Soboti has a great reputation as a designer and
with MARGEAU CHAPEAU she harnessed some of her best hats
designed in one book. Each pattern is accompanied with
several photos of the finished product. The hats are all
very current designs. And the step-by-step instructions
are clear and concise. Everything you need to complete
some lovely new additions to your hat wardrobe or as a
Let Margeau show you how to knit the hat of your dreams,
a stylish tweed cap to a playful beanie or a classic beret.
Fifteen patterns, all well within the capacity of novice
knitters, include earflap caps, a turban headband, watch
and other items. The designs offer a variety of attractive
silhouettes and shapes, from fitted, traditional items to
slouchy, trendy hats. Suggested yarns range from affordable
luxury, all chosen for their softness and sophisticated
Margeau Soboti is a hand knit and machine knit designer
BBA in Design and Management from Parsons, The New School
Design. A former editor at Vogue Knitting magazine, her
designs have appeared in that publication as well as in
Simple and Noro magazines. She has also worked as a sample
knitter for fashion-forward knitwear designers, including
and the Gang. More of her work can be found at