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Weaverville, CA USA

I have always been inspired by hand knit items, but it seemed beyond reach for me...until I took some knitting classes!
From there it became my relaxation and creative outlet!
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Leia Newborn Art Yarn Hat

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Leia Newborn Art Yarn Hat
Leia Newborn Art Yarn Hat
Leia Newborn Art Yarn Hat
Leia Newborn Art Yarn Hat
Leia Newborn Art Yarn Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit in the round, on double pointed needles
  • Purl
  • 3 Needle Bind Off (video link included)

Pattern Description:

The new Leia pattern, made with your favorite, super bulky, handspun art yarn!
So much fun, for a spring photo prop!

The Leia pattern is simple to follow, but gives you dramatic results...
Includes a list of appropriate handspun yarns, so that you can just pick your favorite (or use your own), plug it into the pattern, and have fun!

This is a video, showing the 3 needle bind-off: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpGz8Q-LAKs
So easy, and a useful one to know!


Gauge: 1 1/2 Stitches=1 inch, on Size 17 Needles, in Stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Newborn


  • About 23 Yards, Handspun, Super Bulky Art Yarn, Thick and Thin, 3-3 1/2 Wraps Per Inch (Includes Buying Guide)

You Will Also Need:

  • Size 17 Double Pointed Needles
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Needle and matching thread (optional)