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Black Rock Hat

from lake•salt•knit
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Black Rock Hat
Black Rock Hat
Black Rock Hat
Black Rock Hat
Black Rock Hat
Black Rock Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit in the round
  • twist stitches

Pattern Description:

An iconic landmark of the Great Salt Lake, Black Rock is one of the most reproduced images by local artists from the last 150 years. Historically, people flocked to the area to swim, picnic and enjoy the lake. But in the last couple decades, the area has declined, seeing graffiti along the base of the rock and rubbish everywhere. Despite its fall from grace, it is still an awe-inspiring rock rising above the lake.

Gauge:

10 sts/2 in pattern with size 7 needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 8.5 inches tall x 18 inches circumference

Materials:

  • Size 5 (3.75 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm) double pointed needles

You Will Also Need:

  • cable needle, stitch markers, darning nee- dle, embroidery thread (optional)

Suggested yarn:

210 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Tosh Merino by Madelinetosh

Colorway:

Badlands


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I live and work in Salt Lake City yet I am woefully ignorant about the Great Salt Lake. I am attempting to learn more about the lake that has recently inspired me…and to knit that inspiration. I hope ...

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