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Kelly Menzies on craftsy.com
Evenwood, UK

My nana taught me to knit when I was 6 yrs old. I have since picked up and put down the needles a lot. I think I now have a firm grasp of them permanently. Lets say I'm hooked.

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Rope Tricks

from Kydel
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Rope Tricks
Rope Tricks
Rope Tricks
Rope Tricks
Rope Tricks
Rope Tricks

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting in the round
  • Purling in the round
  • Decreasing
  • Basic cabling

Pattern Description:

This beanie hat focuses on diamond lacing with a simple cable twisted running through.
The crown continues the cable whilst drawing the diamonds in, creating a pointed edging.
Not as complicated as it might look, creating an unusual hat ideal for a new project or a perfect gift.


22 sts / 30 rows = 4 inches in stocking stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit Adult head size 22 - 25 inches


  • 2 x 50g/122 yards/112 meters Artesano Superwash Merino DK in Mid Red.
  • 1 Size 4mm (16 in) circular needle
  • 1 Set of size 4mm DPN's

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 cable needle
  • 1 yarn needle
  • 1 stitch marker

Suggested yarn:

244 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Artesano Superwash Merino DK


Mid Red

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