Increases & Body of Hat

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Increases & Body of Hat

Hi Everyone Welcome Back!

Today we are going to tackle increasing stitches and knitting the body of our fair isle hat!

By now you've gotten through your brim with flying colors and you're ready to move on to bigger and better hat knitting. If you're enjoying these videos be sure to follow @Creamcityyarn on Instagram and use #creamcityyarn when you're posting your hat so we can see your progress!

Just to recap:

Class Schedule

Monday, April 6- Cast On/Brim

Wednesday, April 8- Body of the Hat

Friday, April 10- Top of the Hat

You will need:

1 pair of US 03 (3.25mm) 16" Circular Knitting Needles

1 pair of US 03 (3.25mm) Double Pointed Needles (aka DPNs) or a US 03 (3.25mm) circular knitting needle with a cord length long enough for doing magic loop <-- I'll be doing magic loop.

Katie's Kep by Wilma Malcolmson Click HERE for Pattern

2 x Balls of Jamieson & Smith 2ply Jumper Weight in color A (Main Color)

1 x Ball of Jamieson & Smith 2ply Jumper Weight in color B

1 x Ball of Jamieson & Smith 2ply Jumper Weight in color C

1 x Ball of Jamieson & Smith 2ply Jumper Weight in color D

1 x Ball of Jamieson & Smith 2ply Jumper Weight in color E

 

A Note on Notions: You will also need at least 1 stitch marker, a darning needle, and a sharp pair of scissors. You may also want highlighter tape or a post-it note and a pencil to help you keep track on your pattern.

Today's video covers:

  • Increasing per pattern instructions
  • Recap of chart reading
  • Joining a new color
  • Two handed color work and single handed colorwork
  • How to catch floats
  • What your hat should look like on the outside and inside when you finish Chart B

 

Helpful Videos:

 

 

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