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This messy bun hat is the PERFECT weekend project.
Knits up quickly using Aran weight yarn and US size 8 needles. This pattern utilizes only the knit and purl stitches so is a GREAT project for the beginner knitter.
Knit flat and seamed up the back.
I create easy to follow knitting patterns for your home and family.
My knitting journey all began when my mother taught me how to knit when I was about 9 years old – how to cast on and the knit and purl stitches. I would knit scarves and blankets for my dolls but my mother would always cast off my projects for me. At that age, I couldn’t quite grasp how to do it. I gave up knitting when I no longer had dolls to make things for.
Fast forward to 2014.
My mother passes away and I suddenly have this huge desire to knit again. With a little help from my best friend, I managed to remember what my mother taught me (and learn how to cast off) and away I went.
That was just over 4 years ago now and I absolutely LOVE knitting! There’s no stopping in sight!
The pattern writing? Well I began writing patterns very soon after I started knitting again. I would always be on Pinterest and see items I liked but not find a pattern for them or the pattern seemed too difficult. So, I ended up taking what knitting knowledge I had and creating the item how it made sense to me. I began writing out instructions for these items for friends that would ask, and from those instructions emerged my patterns. Now whenever I create something new, I write a pattern for it. I try to make my patterns as easy to follow as possible (I consider them beginner/intermediate patterns), but am always available to answer any questions you may have, so please feel free to contact me.