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Bobble-Palooza

Bobbles and best friends are the BEST! MaterialsFinished Measurements: Adult S (M, L): 18.5 (20, 21)“/47 (51, 53) cm circumference, 7.5 (8, 8.5)”/19 (20, 21.5) cm from cuff to top for regular; 9 (9.5, 10)“/23 (24, 25) cm from cuff to top for slouchy.Yarn: approximately 100-200 yds/91-183 m worsted-weight yarn. I used Knitted Wit Worsted in Spattergroit for the Large …

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Squishiest Ever

In searching for a name for this pattern set, I couldn’t get away from the squish factor inherent in the drop stitch patterning, and since it really is the squishiest, that’s what its name is. Enjoy knitting the squishiest hat and cowl you ever did see, friends! The pattern stitch might seem a bit complicated at first, but it really …

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East Portland

East Portland is the sibling hat to West Gresham. Both are DK, both are fun to knit, both have lots of texture and visual interest. Because texture is the best-ture no matter where you are! MaterialsFinished Measurements: Small (Medium, Large): 16 (18, 20)“ circumference (and very stretchy); 8 (8.5, 9)” from brim to top.Yarn: approximately 165 (185, 200) yards DK-weight …

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West Gresham

West Gresham is the sibling hat to East Portland. Both are DK, both are fun to knit, both have lots of texture and visual interest. Because texture is the best-ture no matter where you are! MaterialsFinished Measurements: Small (Medium, Large): 16 (18, 20)“/40.5 (45.5, 51) cm circumference; 8 (8.5, 9)”/20.5 (21.5, 23) cm from brim to top..Yarn: approximately 165 (185, …

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Check Your Head

A simple yet meditative checkerboard-esque pattern. A fun self-striping yarn. A weekend of fiber tourism. Check Your Head is the perfect pattern to work on as you zip from shop to shop, from knitting haven to knitting haven. Find or make a fun pompom for the top to extend the fun.

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Simple Dimple

If you’re looking for a simple hat, and a reason to mix colors like crazy, look no further. This hat is a great mindless knitting project, perfect for last-minute stash-busting gift-knitting.

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Malvina’s Hat

Malvina Reynolds was a folk singer-songwriter and political activist in the 1960s and 1970s, and is probably best known for writing and composing the song, “Little Boxes.” Make some little boxes of your own and play around with contrasting colors. Easy colorwork equals fun knitting!

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The Plan

As Hannibal from the A-Team would say, “I love it when a plan comes together!” And that’s exactly what happened with this hat: I had an idea, I knit that idea, and the hat turned out to be exactly what I wanted it to be.

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Brownstone Hat

When I first started researching the buildings of Brooklyn, I was intrigued by the interplay of the red brick with the metalwork and windows. Using slipped stitches in a metallic color on a red-brick base just kind of made sense, and the resulting hat is an homage to the architecture of Slipped Stitch Studios, and to the shop itself.

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Strange Jewels Hat

This hat (and the slippers to match) were inspired by so many things; the fabulously fat and squishy super-bullky-weight yarn; the cooling of the days and nights, and my resulting desire for toasty warm snuggly knitted things; and finally, my very recent reading of Elizabeth Gilbert’s Big Magic. “One of the oldest and most generous tricks that the universe plays …

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Smoochers Hat

This is a fun excuse to use two colors of your favorite hand-dyed yarn. It’s a great foray into colorwork, and the sizing allows you to make one for pretty much every member of your family – give them all a little knitterly smooch!

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Line Segment

When I started thinking about how these three colors could play together in a hat, my mind immediately went to stacking bricks, and slipping stitches and movement. There’s a swirly geometric loveliness to this pattern that’s both soothing and interesting to work.