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AZURE KNITS BLOG: Free Pattern! Quick Cable Slouch Hat//Hat constructions. This is a pattern I had made to teach my student how to make her first cabled hat, so I made sure it was not intimidating.

AZURE KNITS BLOG: Free Pattern! Quick Cable Slouch Hat//Hat constructions

Very quick to knit, so great for gifts. I have used a bulky alpaca yarn so it had a fair drape and a pom-pom was too heavy, but it may work better if you use wool. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++*Note*I have originally posted and recommended size #10 needles for the body, but it seems like many people have been getting a less slouchy result. If you want to get a slouchy hat for sure, it might be better to use size #11 for the body. I don't have a specific gauge, but the fabric for the main body should be somewhat loose and have a bit of a drape. Materials Needed: US7 or 8 for Brim US10 or 11 for Body (NOTE : I had used #8 and #11, and the body was pretty big so I felted down a little. For either, DPN, fixed 16" Circular, Using 32"+ needles to work in Magic loop is your choice. Handspun Yarn Shop and Fiber Art Blog by Neauveau: How to Unravel a Sweater to Recycle Yarn. This is the sweater we will be unraveling.

Handspun Yarn Shop and Fiber Art Blog by Neauveau: How to Unravel a Sweater to Recycle Yarn

Turn your sweater inside-out, grab a pair of sharp scissors and let's get started! There are good seams and bad seams. This is an example of a good seam. It looks like two tiny braids side-by-side. You can cut between those two braids of a good seam and unravel a super-long strand of yarn that you can wind into a huge skein. Newbie unravelers will want to cut the thread one bit at a time, which is fine. I've cut the seam from the bottom of the sweater to the end of the sleeve. At the top of the sleeve are little loops! FLASH FORWARD: See the pile of yarn ramen in this photo? When you unravel a sweater that is made of many colors, you will usually find a knot where the two colors meet. Sheep in the city: My So Called Scarf. My So Called Scarf I was wearing this scarf over the weekend while I was at the Knit Out in Boulder, and I got a number of comments and requests for the pattern. Here's the story behind the scarf. A couple years ago I was in SanFransisco and happened on the yarn shop, Imagiknit .

What a fun shop! The owners, Allison and Sara, are so personable and helpful. Butterfly in Flight © Butterfly in Flight ©by RaAnn Clegg Materials: 100% Crochet CottonUS Size 7 NeedlesFinished Size: 9 x 9 inches.

Butterfly in Flight ©

Stitch Catalog M. Site News: Recently email addresses have been experiencing difficulty receiving the verification email following the creation of a new account.

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My internet service provider (ISP) advised me that this was due to an aggressive spam filter operated by AOL. My ISP is working with AOL regarding the problem. Meanwhile, if you are one of the unfortunates whose verification email was blocked by AOL and you think you may have missed out on your verification email, please *Contact Me* so we can get that verfication completed. By the way, welcome to Knitting Patterns: Leafy Washcloth. Latest Post 2 skeins and 1 season of Chuck into my fingering weight project. New pattern finally delivered to my sample knitter after months of indecision. I get stuck on the silly things.

Like, crew neck or V? V. Read More Our Story Tricksy Knitter is the brainchild of Megan Goodacre and Charles Jaimet. As a programmer (Charles) and designer (Megan), they had made a lot of websites, but one day thought it was about time they work on a personal project, just for fun. One rollercoaster ride and several thousand yards of yarn later, here we are, in Ottawa, with a growing library of knitting patterns, a huge how-to-knit section, a couple of books, an exclusive line of knitting accessories, and an online chartmaker. Waffel hat. NeedlesSmall circular and DP needles US 8 Yarn100 g Abuelita Merino Worsted and one ball Pickles Silk Mohair Gauge22 stitches = 4" Cast on 112 stitches on the circular needles.Knit rib, K2, P2, over the 5 next rounds.

Waffel hat

Knit the pattern like this over the next round:Use an extra needle to work the pattern.* Slip 6 stitches (2 knit stitches, 2 purl stitches, 2 knit stitches) on to the extra needles. PLace the needle in front of your work. Keep knitting like this: Knit a rib, K2 , P2 over the 5 next rounds.K2, P 2(The new round will start here. Continue until the work is 7". C u r l y p u r l y. This pattern is being provided to you free of charge for your personal use.

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The conditions are simple. If you make any modifications to this pattern (or have any suggestions), please submit those changes to me and I will make them available to everyone here as an option or enhancement to the pattern.