Diamond Head

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Diamond Head Pattern

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Knitting: Diamond Head
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Men

Item:

Hat

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on, knit, purl.

Pattern Description:

Intarsia is like a jigsaw puzzle for knitters. It is knitting formed from blocks of color, each knit with separate strands of yarn. Most intarsia patterns are for kids. But sometimes grownups want an intarsia project for themselvesone that doesn't involve duckies or airplanes. Here it is.

It's a simple process to knit using an intarsia pattern, but many knitters have not done it before, and on the surface it can look intimidating. This pattern goes through the process step by step, gives lots of tips for making it easier, and explains how to get a great look.

Gauge:

Approximately 5 stitches per inch.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sized to fit.

Materials:

  • A circular or straight needle, size U.S. 7 (4.5mm), and another needle one or two sizes smaller for the ribbing.

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry needle, stitch markers.

Suggested yarn:

200 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Noro Kureyon or Silk Garden

About Designer

About Designer

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Cynthia has put her Ph.D. in ed. psych. to work full time in the fiber arts, designing Really Clear patterns that are clear, easy-to-understand, and fun to make! (She thinks hard about how to explain things so that you don't need a Ph.D. to make them!) Her patterns and tutorials are found at www.reallyclear.com. Find her blog at reallyclearinstructions.blogspot.com.

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