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Thick & Thin


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Thick & Thin hat and scarf are celebrate the natural beauty of hand knits. The contrast of scale and simple geometry make both of these accessories classic with just enough interest to hold your attention. Both of these accessories are knit with both worsted and super bulky yarn, creating a very unusual magnifying glass type effect. You can choose to match the colors and tell a texture story, or to switch it up and color block as well. As a plus, after making it half way through each project, just as you start to wish you could knit faster, you get to switch to size 15 needles. The scarf looks great on a man, but as a woman who is just not into lace, I adore it. The hat is nongendered also and all adult size heads. Yarn A: Brown Sheep Lanaloft Worsted or any worsted weight yarn Scarf - 200 yards Hat - 100 yards Yarn B: Brown Sheep Burly Spun or equivalent such as Lion Brand Thick and Quick or Cascade Magnum Scarf - 100 yards Hat - 30 yards Needle A: Size 10 (6mm) 36" circular needles And double pointed 10s to start hat. Needle B: Size 15 (10mm) 36" circular needles Gauge for yarn A: 24 stitches and 22 rows for a 4" square of K1, P1 ribbing. Gauge for yarn B: 12 stitches and 10 rows for a 4" square of K1, P1 ribbing. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY circular ribbing decreases GAUGE 24stx24r and 12stx12r=4" SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS scarf- 6.5x50' hat- 18-20" or 21-23" SUGGESTED YARN 200 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN brown sheep COLORWAY charcoal

Supplies Needed

  • 1 skein lanaloft worsted
  • 1 skein brown sheep burly spun
  • size 10 needles

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