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Mines of Moria


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Inspired by the Dwarven mines from The Lord of the Rings, this quick knit features contrasting lattice cables that form a starburst design at the crown. The combination of colorwork and cables creates a texture that works together to make this striking hat. Fun to knit and wear, the Mines of Moria is perfect for men or women. Full color pictures and chart will guide you though each step. The techniques in the pattern include colorwork cables, twisted ribbing, and colorwork motifs. Different sizes can be achieved using different needle sizes, and differing weights of yarn. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Stretchy Cast-On Knit Purl Cables Colorwork Increase Decrease GAUGE 24 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in colorwork SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Medium

Recommended with this pattern

  • 1 skein of Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Worsted in Coal
  • 1 skein of Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Worsted in Garnet Heather
  • US 6 / 4.0 mm 16" circular needles or DPNs

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Saenz Designs
Saenz Designs
Maggie is intrigued by all things colorful, cabled and unusual. Also a huge fan of JRR Tolkien and his writings, including the Lord of the Rings, she uses his work as inspiration for her knitting designs. She loves Jane Austen, Elizabeth Gaskell, costume dramas, and can often be found creating & wearing period outfits or making lemon meringue pies.