Basic Twined Ski Hat

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Basic Twined Ski Hat Pattern


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Knitting: Basic Twined Ski Hat
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit in the round
  • work with dpn's

Pattern Description:

Ski hat is knit using an old Scandinavian technique called "two-end" knitting. This simple technique will keep the hat warm, wind resistant and surprisingly soft. It also takes less yarn than Fair Isle.

Hat begins with the earflaps and is joined in the round and worked up to the crowning for a no-seam finishing.


4.75 sts = 1" in St st
6 sts = 1" in twining technique

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 4 sizes from baby to adult


  • 90 (100 11, 128) yds of worsted wool
  • 10 yds of contrasting color for trim work
  • US 9 16-inch circular needles and dpn's

About Designer

About Designer

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I am a knitting instructor, published designer and mother of 2 teenage girls.
I am obsessed with knitting, love vegetable gardening and cooking.

My designs can be seen in over a dozen books and magazines as well as my "How To" knitting articles.

My latest endeavor is taping some "How To" knitting DVD's.

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