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Mines of Moria

from Saenz Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Mines of Moria
Mines of Moria
Mines of Moria
Mines of Moria
Mines of Moria

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Stretchy Cast-On
  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Cables
  • Colorwork
  • Increase
  • Decrease

Pattern Description:

Inspired by the Dwarven mines from The Lord of the Rings, this quick knit features contrasting lattice cables that form a starburst design at the crown. The combination of colorwork and cables creates a texture that works together to make this striking hat. Fun to knit and wear, the Mines of Moria is perfect for men or women.

Full color pictures and chart will guide you though each step. The techniques in the pattern include colorwork cables, twisted ribbing, and colorwork motifs.

Different sizes can be achieved using different needle sizes, and differing weights of yarn.

Gauge:

24 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in colorwork

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Medium

Materials:

  • 1 skein of Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Worsted in Coal
  • 1 skein of Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Worsted in Garnet Heather

You Will Also Need:

  • US 6 / 4.0 mm 16" circular needles or DPNs
  • Darning needle
  • Cable needle
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$3.00

Intermediate
Knitting
Accessory
Women, Men
Hat
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About the designer

Maggie is intrigued by all things colorful, cabled and unusual. Also a huge fan of JRR Tolkien and his writings, including the Lord of the Rings, she uses his work as inspiration for her knitting ...

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