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Diamond Head

Knitting
May 2001
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
US 4 - 3.5 mm
330 yards (302 m)
  • Gauge swatch is done by making a square using Chart A. It should measure 3” on the diagonal (along center decreases.

    This design originally appeared in [Knitter's Magazine][1], Issue 63, Summer 2001.

  • Sizes S/M. Finished circumference 21”/24”

    *Choose a great yarn and you cannot go wrong. When I first saw Horst Schulz's work, I thought it'd be fun to make a simple hat. As I worked, I kept thinking that shaping the diamonds would present interesting design opportunities. The concept I followed is simple. An added decrease in the upper level squares would shrink the diamonds in size, and shape the crown of the hat. It worked! -- David Xenakis*