Accidental Slytherin
Finished
November 13, 2015
November 14, 2015

Accidental Slytherin

Project info
Basic Twined Hat by Lisa Ellis
Knitting
HatBeanie, Toque
Madilyn
Needles & yarn
US 8 - 5.0 mm
Cascade Yarns ® Casablanca®
none left in stash
1 skein = 220.0 yards (201.2 meters), 100 grams
Green
Woolaroo in Abbotsford, British Columbia
2015
Notes
  • Provisional cast on 90 sts
  • Worked brim for about 10 cm
  • While knitting the provisional and live stitches together increased 10 sts evenly.
  • Worked twined body pattern until crown then started decreases.
  • K8, k2tog around hat to setup decrease points.
  • Knit one plain row in between decreases. At about 30 sts left on brim k2tog for 2 rows.
  • Then closed hat and sewed in ends.

When working decreases I continued to knit in pattern. This meant on some rows I knit the next stitch with the same strand of yarn from the previous stitch. I would double twist the yarn as to twine it. This allowed me to preserve the colour pattern in the hat.

Only used 5mm as I could not find my 16” interchangeable circular cable. And I had a 5mm fixed 16” circ on hand. Worked a nice fabric but I wish I did the folded brim on a smaller needle.

Worked up the folded hem as I’m sort of on this folded hem kick. THEY JUST LOOK SO NICE OK?!

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November 14, 2015
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Aran
59% Wool, 24% Silk, 17% Mohair
220 yards / 100 grams

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  • Project created: November 14, 2015
  • Finished: April 19, 2016
  • Updated: April 25, 2016