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Double Knit Rose Hat

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Rose Hat

Created in this Craftsy class

Adventures in Double-Knitting taught by Alasdair Post-Quinn

Journey into exciting knitting territory with Alasdair Post-Quinn. He'll guide you through the basics of double-knitting and lead you all the way up to his more adventurous techniques.

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Category Knitting
Type Accessory
Yarn Weight Worsted (10 ply)
Style Traditional, Casual, Classic
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What needles did you use? US 4 / 3.5 mm

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What materials did you use? I knit this hat with yarn that I spun for this project. The pink/purple is some that I dyed. It is 100% wool.

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What are you most proud of? I originally designed this as a headband that would fit, but then kept going and made a hat. Because it is all double, it is incredible warm (I wore it today in -30C temps and was toasty warm).

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I cast on 84 pairs for this hat instead of the 111 for the Duvino Headband, and it was a much better size (and I have a big head). It is easy to design for double knitting, you just need graph paper. Any stranded pattern would work too and no floats. A double layer is wonderful too. I think I am hooked on double knitting. The class was wonderful!

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