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Twiga Toque / Giraffe Hat


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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 I-cord Pompoms Duplicate Stitch BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knit in the round Lifted Increases Duplicate Stitch Pompoms Ssk, k2tog GAUGE 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)" PREFERRED BRAND/YARN South West Trading Company COLORWAY Yellow (MC) & Brown (CC)

Supplies Needed

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

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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 classic garments for children :)