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Downton Hat
Downton by Annie Cholewa
Knitting
store sample
Adult 1
Needles & yarn
US 4 - 3.5 mm
Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend
Gray
The Knitting Garage at Stickle's in Rhinebeck, New York
Trendsetter Yarns La Furla
Gray
The Knitting Garage at Stickle's in Rhinebeck, New York
Notes

Love working with the Manos Silk Blend and I had just enough in one skein for the Adult 1 size :)
Now on to working in the La Furla.
The La Furla yarn is easier to work with than I had anticipated and oh, so soft!
I knitted about 19 rows for the brim and folded it over as in the picture. The La Furla is a fairly heavy yarn and very slippery; it kept unrolling.
Perhaps, too, the sizing is generous. I did use a bigger needle than the pattern calls for, but I did knit to gauge, so that can’t be it.
In any case I ended up fastening the brim to the hat in a couple of spots so it would stay put.
It came out really nice!!!

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Finished
November 25 2014
December 7 2014
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by Manos del Uruguay
DK
70% Merino, 30% Silk
150 yards / 50 grams
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by Trendsetter Yarns
Worsted
100% Nylon
65 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: November 24, 2014
  • Finished: December 7, 2014
  • Updated: December 12, 2014
  • Progress updates: 2 updates