Tag Archive: hat

Do you like cables? Do you like hats? Check out our new Ishtar Hat pattern!

If you like cables and hats, I have a hunch you’ll like our new pattern by designer Carol Ullmann. Ishtar is a Babylonian goddess, representing the forces of love and war. She is passionate, powerful, fearless, and feared. Carol’s friend Alison, who is both strong and incredibly nurturing, inspired the making and naming of this …

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Swirly Curly Beret

Need to get started on holiday knitting but don’t want a lapful of wool? How about a hat? Swirly Curly Beret uses Happy Fuzzy Yarn DK Merino. It’s an octagonal beret, knit from the center out, using the magic loop technique. The first few rounds are tricky since there aren’t very many stitches yet, but …

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Ibuprofen and Wool

Usually on Thanksgiving Day I post a list of things I’m grateful for. I missed it this year. It’s not that I’m ungrateful. I’m grateful for many things. But it was hard to focus on anything except my back pain. It’s been aching for the past month. Wednesday, after realizing I’d been saying “if it …

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Woot! It’s a new hat pattern!

I finally finished it! Woot! It’s absolutely ridiculous that I’ve been working on this hat pattern for two years, but I originally wrote it for sport weight yarn, and while a stockinette stitch hat out of sport weight yarn might be warm enough for some people, I would get frostbite on my ears in that, …

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Hat pattern and shop changes

Modulation hat side

Huzzah! Thanks to Margo, the incredibly fast test knitter, I’ve completed my hat pattern! It’s called Modulation, and uses my hand dyed sport weight yarn on size 5 needles. It was really a lot of fun to knit! See that new Patterns link at the top of the page? You can buy it there, or …

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