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Baby Sheep Hats
Baby Sheep Hat by Melissa Burt
Knitting
Mom & Lo
newborn & toddler
Needles & yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
Caron Vickie Howell Sheep(ish)
Black
Malabrigo Yarn Merino Worsted
Natural/Undyed
Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller Full o' Sheep
Blue
Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller Full o' Sheep
Green
Notes

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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Finished
May 23 2013
May 24 2013
 
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70% Acrylic, 30% Wool
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  • Project created: May 24, 2013
  • Updated: May 24, 2013