Preview all 31 finished projects in our exclusive Look Book In Knitted Beanies & Slouchy Hats, Diane Serviss, the design force behind the fantastically successful Pixiebell, offers up 31 original designs in an incredible range of styles, utilizing a wide variety of textured stitches and colorwork techniques.- Beanies and slouchy hats have been and continue to be the fashion-forward choice for casual, comfortable headgear for both women and men, including many celebrities like Katie Holmes, Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Brad Pitt, and Harry Styles- Designs feature colorwork like Fair Isle and argyle and textured stitches like cables, broken rib, and lace patterns, well as making use of popular self-striping yarns- All original photography, shot on the streets of Brooklyn.
About the Author
A self-described "Indie Handmade Knitwear Artisan & Designer and Fulltime Wisenheimer", Diane Serviss is the co-owner (with her husband) of and design force behind Pixiebell and Elfinwear, which sell patterns for knitwear (predominantly hats), as well as finished handknit items, through Etsy, Ravelry, and Craftsy. Her hats have made it onto both small and big screens: Ty Pennington wore one of her hats on an episode of Extreme Makeover, as does Dakota Johnson in the indie movie Theo, which released in 2013 and also stars Mira Sorvino. Celebrities number among Pixiebell's customers, including Ricki Lake, Nina Dobrev from Vampire Diaries, and Jim Shearer from MTV/VH-1. A born and bred Vermonter, Diane lives with her family just outside of Tampa, Florida.