Optical Illusion

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Optical Illusion Pattern

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Knitting: Optical Illusion
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Men

Item:

Hat

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • circular knitting
  • working with two colors at the same time

Pattern Description:

This funky hat pattern will make you look twice. Are the colors moving? Are the stitches moving? It's a mystery and a thick hat all rolled in one. So add a bit of warm intrigue to your cold wintery days and keep all your non knitting friends shocked and awed with this deceptively simple hat.

Gauge:

13 stitches by 24 rows in 2x2 rib over 4 square inches.

Materials:

  • Half a skein of a yarn main color
  • Half a skein of yarn in a contrast color
  • A set of 4 or 5 US size 8 Double Point needles
  • 1 16 inch US size 8 circular needle

You Will Also Need:

  • A stitch marker
  • A tapestry needle
  • A pom-pom maker or cardboard to do it yourself

Suggested yarn:

500 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

I love this yarn

About Designer

About Designer

Sarah J Spin on craftsy.com

I'm mainly a knitter. I've tried a lot of the other crafts and am working at improving myself at them but whenever I feel down I just remind myself I'm a knitter and everything feels better. My great grandmother was a knitting instructor in a department store. She died before she could teach me but a few years later I decided to make some roots to my ancestors and learn knitting. It feels ...

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