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Baby Sheep Hats
Baby Sheep Hat by Melissa Burt
Mom & Lo
newborn & toddler
Needle and yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
Caron Vickie Howell Sheep(ish)
Malabrigo Yarn Worsted
Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller Full o' Sheep
Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller Full o' Sheep

Newborn hat according to pattern. 16” circulars are too big. DPNs are bad news with stranded colorwork. Purl sheep don’t let you wrap floats so my floats were all to tight. Still pretty tight with knit sheep and wrapped floats, so I guess I need to work on my tension.

Toddler hat according to some Raveler’s project notes. I cast on 76 and put 6 sts btn ea sheep, but that was too many. Next time work backwards from the dec rows, in multiples of 8. Like “k7, dec” = 9, 8 times = 72.

Duplicate stitching all those sheep parts is a royal pain in the ass. No me gusta.

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May 23 2013
May 24 2013
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by Malabrigo Yarn
Aran / 10 ply
100% Merino
210 yards / 100 grams
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Full o' Sheep
by Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller
Aran / 10 ply
100% Wool
155 yards / 100 grams
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Vickie Howell Sheep(ish)
by Caron
Aran / 10 ply
70% Acrylic, 30% Wool
167 yards / 85 grams
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  • Project created: May 24, 2013
  • Updated: May 24, 2013