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Her àpres-Ski Hat
November 26 2014
November 30 2014
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Her àpres-Ski Hat
Big Chunky Comfy Hat by Erica Kempf Broughton
Needles & yarn
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
US 11 - 8.0 mm
madelinetosh A.S.A.P
1 skein = 90.0 yards (82.3 meters)
The Knitting Garage at Stickle's in Rhinebeck, New York

Made the following changes:

  • I added 6 extra stitches (54 sts total) and used a very stretchy cast-on: the most elastic cast-on. This seems to be a variation on Jenny’s stretchy cast-on.

  • Keeping the inside of the pattern as the outside I did k2, p1 for the first 8 rows, then P2, K1 for the main body of the hat.

  • For a more feminine look I knitted
    three rows in pattern, then P2, K1,
    P1, P2tog through back loop, YO, etc
    every other row. Then in pattern. I did a total of 12 YO row repeats for a slouchy look (total of 27 rows after the 8 rows of P2, K1).

  • In Row 9 I did k2tog across the row. I had 9 sts left and pulled the yarn through the stitches to close the hat.

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by madelinetosh
Super Bulky
100% Merino
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  • Project created: November 26, 2014
  • Finished: November 30, 2014
  • Updated: January 3, 2015