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I taught myself to knit in 2005, crochet in 2006 and spin in 2010. It seems I have a habit of developing hobbies.

Fiber truly is a passion. I've worked at a wool mill, done knitting for a farmers ...

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Elven Hero

from Bear Ears
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Elven Hero
Elven Hero
Elven Hero
Elven Hero
Elven Hero

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • knitting in the round
  • grafting
  • provisional cast on

Pattern Description:

Need a hat to have an adventure in? Look no further. The Elven Hero hat is your hat. The Elven Hero hat is perfect for any enemy smoting, princess saving adventure you might have.
To achieve marauding outlaw look, use brown yarn. If you'd rather create a Santa look, use white yarn for the brim and red yarn for the main body of the hat. A white pom pom could also be added.
The hat is constructed by provisionally casting on the brim edge. The brim is grafted together, then folded over to make it double thick and well fitted. Stitches are picked up along the edge of the brim to complete the rest of the hat body.


With size 7/ 4.5mm needles: 16sts/ 22rows = 4x4in/ 10x10 cm in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small (Medium, Large) Circumference: 18in/ 45.5cm (20in/51cm, 22in/ 56cm), Stretches easily to fit up to a 20in/51cm (22in/ 56cm, 24in/ 61cm) head, Length from brim to crown: 16.5in/ 42cm (17in/ 43cm, 17.5in/ 44.5cm)


  • One skein of Cascade 220 Heathers, worsted weight, 220yds/ 200m, (100% Peruvian Highland Wool) in: 2429 (Irelande)
  • Size 7/ 4.5mm, 12in/ 30.5cm circular needles and dpns
  • Two extra circular needles that are close to the size 7/ 4.5mm for picking up stitches on either side of the brim
  • Size F/ 3.75mm hook or similar size for provisional cast on

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry Needle
  • Measuring Tape
  • Waste Yarn for the provisional cast on

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