Crazy About Knitting Hats and Tips For Perfect Results

Since I began knitting, I’ve discovered that the item I love most to make is hats. ¬†Over the years I have become crazy about knitting hats of all kinds, in all sizes, for everyone I know. (The green hat shown is the Aran Watch Cap from the “Hat’s On!” book.) Scarves were what I made […]

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striped hat knitting

How Much Yarn is Needed For a Hat Project?

I tend to find yarn I like and buy it before I have a project in mind. Then when it comes time to knit a hat I wonder if I have enough. Usually the answer is yes, and especially so if I use two skeins of different colors. In my experience in knitting hats, I’ve […]

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Knitting a Hat With Painted Yarn

It’s always difficult to visualize the outcome when buying painted or dyed yarn in varying colors and shades. I loved the colors in this wool yarn and wanted to knit another hat using one of my favorite hat patterns. So here is the result. It took me a little over a skein and this yarn […]

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