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My grand-ma taught me knitting when I was 10, but as I was a very good student, I became too good for her. Then, when I was in hight school, I took classes to the LYS. It was not in fashion to knit ...

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Pressée à froid

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Pressée à froid
Pressée à froid
Pressée à froid
Pressée à froid

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Worked in the round
  • Travelling stitches(cables)

Pattern Description:

This hat named for his color, presse froid from Julie Asselin, is my interpretation from a hat seen in french movie "Les tribulations d'une caissire". While I was watching the movie, I couldn't stop looking at this hat and trying to understand how to do it myself. Then, I picked up my needles, yarn and note pad. Et voila! If you're working with smaller needles and yarn, it makes a wonderful hat for kid :) Enjoy!

*Pattern is French AND english*


10m x 10row with 8mm needle stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Women medium 55cm (21 1/2") head circumference)


  • 1hank, Julie Asselin Zetta (85% wool, 15% alpaca), color Presse froid, 115g, 123m/135yds
  • 1 set 8mm circular needles 16"
  • 1 set 8mm dpn

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 stitch marker
  • 1 wool needle

Suggested yarn:

135 yards of Chunky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Julie Asselin, Zetta


Presse froid

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