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Eldora Pattern


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Knitting: Eldora
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Men, Girls, Boys



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Techniques Used: provisional CO, knit, short rows, grafting.
  • Experience Level: Adventurous Beginner.

Pattern Description:

An easy garter stitch hat, perfect for showing off variegated yarn. Eldora is cast on provisionally and knit sideways with short row shaping, then the first and last rows are grafted together for a seamless, reversible finish.


Gauge: 17 st x 34 rows/4" in garter stitch. Row gauge determines hat circumference in this sideways knit.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Size: Child (Adult), to fit 21 (22.5)" head.


  • Yarn: Malabrigo Yarn Merino Worsted (100% merino wool, 210 yards); 1 skein. Shown in Snow Violet (Child) and in Dj Vu (Adult).

You Will Also Need:

  • Other Materials: US 9 16" circular needle/DPNs or 32" circular needle if using Magic Loop, or size to match gauge. Yarn needle. Waste yarn for provisional CO.

About Designer

About Designer

Jennifer Dassau on craftsy.com
The Knitting Vortex
by Jennifer Dassau
the Delaware River Valley, NJ USA
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Recovering attorney and emigree from Seventh Avenue, I like writing patterns almost as much as knitting them. Visit me at www.jenniferdassau.com

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