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The Zig and the Zag

from Shannon Squire Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : The Zig and the Zag
The Zig and the Zag Zig the Zag Cover
The Zig and the Zag Zig the Zag 2
The Zig and the Zag Zig the Zag 3
The Zig and the Zag Zig the Zag 4
The Zig and the Zag Zig the Zag 5

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Increasing
  • Decreasing
  • Knitting in the round

Pattern Description:

Zig and zag your way through this fun project. This hat is a little bit slouchy and a lot bit fun to knit. The added bonus is that it's completely reversible - the reverse- stockinette look is the one you are actually knitting. It only uses about 200 yards of a heavy sport to DK-weight yarn, and looks great with a highly variegated skein.


22 sts & 28 rows = 4 inches/10 cm in stockinette st.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One size fits most. It's meant to be a bit slouchy.


  • US #5/3.75mm needles (or size YOU need to get gauge), for your preferred method of circular knitting, and a needle one size smaller

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch markers
  • tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

200 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Madelinetosh, Tosh DK


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Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized
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About the designer

I'm a rabid knitter, mother of two and all around crafty chica in Portland, Oregon. You can find me online at and

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