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New Brunswick, Canada

I'm a knitwear designer living in the beautiful East Coast province of New Brunswick, Canada. I started knitting as a small child and the thrill of creating with sticks and string still has the power ...

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Sweetie Lacy Summer Hat

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Sweetie Lacy Summer Hat
Sweetie Lacy Summer Hat NinDesigns
Sweetie Lacy Summer Hat NinDesigns

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • YO - yarn over
  • SSK - slip, slip, knit for decreasing
  • K2tog - knit 2 stitches together for decreasing
  • Ktbl - knit through the back of the loop (stitch)
  • LT - left twist. Knit into the back of the 2nd stitch onleft needle, passing behind the first, then knit into the back of the 1st stitch, slipping both off the needle at the same time.
  • RT - right twist. Knit 2nd stitch on the left needle, passing in front of the 1st, then knit the 1st stitch. Slip both stitches off the needle at the same time.

Pattern Description:

Summer is the time for looking cool while wearing a cute hat that's light and airy when it's hot! This hat is perfect for those who want to try lace knitting for the first time, or for the knitter who needs a funky gift that knits up fast.

Written instructions and charted instructions included. Choose your poison. :)

Comes with the Beanie or Slouchy options. Enjoy!


22 stitches and 30 rows=4inches in stockinette stitch on 4mm (6US) needles or whatever size needed to obtain correction tension.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Fits approximately 21" head. Pre-teen through to Adult.


  • 1 skein (3.52oz or 100g) Araucania "Ruca Solid." This is a DK/8 ply (11 wraps per inch) yarn that is 100% sugar cane. Colour way: 106
  • Needles: 4mm (6US) set of double-pointed needles or circular with at least 16 inch length cord.

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapastry needle
  • Stitch markers

Suggested yarn:

200 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn: