Monthly Archives: July 2014

Corkscrew Hat – Part 4

The last remaining step to the hat is the Buttonhole Band that will close the brim.  The buttoned closure provides a stylish finish and can also serve to tighten the lowered edge if desired.  This adjustable edge is especially helpful in accommodating the growing heads of children. For the Buttonhole Band, pick up stitches along […]

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Corkscrew Hat – Part 3

With the gorgeous cabled Body complete, it is time to decrease for the Crown of the hat.  The decreases will quickly reduce the number of stitches making it impossible for them to stretch the length of the 16″ circular needle.  To continue knitting in the round with so few stitches, it is necessary to move […]

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Corkscrew Hat – Part 2

Drum roll, please … I’m happy to reveal that we are knitting the Corkscrew Hat to accompany my popular pattern, Corkscrew Mittens!  (Available in the Pattern Store or Ravelry)  Fans of the two-color cable mittens have been requesting a matching hat for years and I’m delighted to bring it to our KAL.  The dizzy cables […]

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Corkscrew Hat – Part 1

Welcome to the July 2014 installment of the Progressive Needles Knit Along sponsored by Skacel Collection.  This summer project is a beautiful, two-color hat pattern brimming with great techniques to expand your knitting skills.  The mystery hat is a quick and fun knit that fits perfectly into your knitting bag AND your busy warm weather […]

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