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Nina Machlin Dayton has been knitting, designing and teaching for over 35 years. Her first professional job was as a hand knitter for couturier designer Joan Vass in the early 1980s and she never ...

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Medici Hat

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Medici Hat
Medici Hat
Medici Hat
Medici Hat

Pattern Description:

This slouchy hat, reminiscent of the Italian Renaissance, has a clever construction using short rows for shaping.

Pattern includes a 4 page photo tutorial on all aspects of knitting short rows including wrap & turn, and picking up the wraps for short rows worked on both Knit and Purl rows.


18sts and 23 rows to 4 inches unblocked

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small, Medium, Large


  • 150 - 200 yards worsted weight yarn
  • Size US 8 / 5.0 mm needles
  • stitch marker
  • scrap yarn and crochet hook for provisional cast on (fully explained in pattern)