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I was 4 when my grandmother taught me to knit. I have since enjoyed all sorts of needle work; crochet, cross stitch, needlepoint, quilting. However, my love is knitting and designing seamless and ...

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Twiga Toque / Giraffe Hat

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Twiga Toque / Giraffe Hat
Twiga Toque / Giraffe Hat
Twiga Toque / Giraffe Hat
Twiga Toque / Giraffe Hat
Twiga Toque / Giraffe Hat
Twiga Toque / Giraffe Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit in the round
  • Lifted Increases
  • Duplicate Stitch
  • Pompoms
  • Ssk, k2tog

Pattern Description:

Knit seamlessly from the top down, using Judy's Magic Cast On, this little hat be can knit in just a few hours. The ears are knit flat, then seamed and sewn into place. Horns are knotted I-cords and the spots are duplicate stitched on. Features moss stitch ear flaps, a comfortable fit, and nice long ties; a great toque for giraffe lovers!

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner to Intermediate

Techniques & Stitches Used:
Judy's Magic Cast On
Stockinette, in the round
Lifted IncreasesMoss Stitch, in the round and flat
Twisted 1x1 Rib, in the round & flat
K2tog & Ssk
Duplicate Stitch


16sts & 22 rows = 4" (10cm) in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Newborn(Baby, Toddler, Child, Women, Men)
  • To Fit Head Size: 13.5(15.5, 16.5, 18.5, 20.5, 22.5)"


  • Bulky Weight Yarn: MC & CC each: 60 (70, 80, 90, 100, 115)yds / 55(65, 75, 85, 92, 106) meters
  • Blunt Needle
  • Stitch Markers
  • 1 Stitch Holder

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

South West Trading Company


Yellow (MC) & Brown (CC)

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