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New Directions in Lace: Hats

with Kate Gagnon Osborn and Courtney Kelley
Bring three luscious lace hats off your needles and into your outfits. From confident cast-on to beautiful bind-off, learn to knit lace in the round, shape in pattern and more!

Expand your lace knitting expertise to include elegant, in-the-round projects alongside knitwear designers Courtney Kelley and Kate Gagnon Osborn. Get comfortable reading lace charts and joining in the round to knit the simply chic Spiral Lace Hat from the bottom up. Master Courtney's invisible cast-on and work the Medallion Crown Hat (a beautiful beret) from the top down before binding off in pattern. Knit the True Lace Hat with patterning on every round, and receive tips for modifying the length or circumference of your hats. Plus, discover finishing techniques for weaving in ends securely and blocking your hats for crisp stitch definition. Learn to knit lace in the round and light up your look with these exclusive, alluring accessories. 

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Lesson 1. Gauge & Swatching in the Round

  • Meet instructors Kate Gagnon Osborn and Courtney Kelley, longtime knitters, designers and co-proprietors of Kelbourne Woolens. Then dive right into swatching for your hats!


Lesson 2. Spiral Lace Hat Part One


Lesson 3. Spiral Lace Hat Part Two


Lesson 4. Medallion Crown Hat Part One


Lesson 5. Medallion Crown Hat Part Two


Lesson 6. The True Lace Hat


Lesson 7. Finishing & Blocking

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