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Heel Stitch Hat

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If unusual hats are what you enjoy knitting, you'll love these Heel Stitch Hats. Because of its stability, the heel stitch is typically set aside for use in the heel of knit socks. This creative design transforms the heel stitch into something much more - a hat! Made with cozy worsted weight yarn, this simple knit will keep you warm all winter long and looks great on both men and women alike.

Heel Stitch Hat
Heel Stitch Hat
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Knitting Needle Size: 8 or 5 mm, Circular Knitting Needles, Double-Pointed Knitting Needles (DPNs)

Yarn Weight: (4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

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Sep 25, 2012

Love the pattern, can't wait to try it, but it is insane to have to print 29 pages to get the pattern. Isn't there any way to separate out the pattern itself from the rest of the blog?

 

Jan 3, 2012

This looks like a warm hat and fun pattern. I love the multicolored yarns and would use a self-striping yarn. I would use the three needle bind off at the top since I've not had much luck with the kitchener stitch.

 

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Jan 2, 2012

annieg1358 - Great simple design. I would do it in something like noro, or a solid color and embellish it for a boy or a girl.

 

Jan 2, 2012

This hat is great--great look, feel, warmth-plus easy and fun to knit.

 

Jan 1, 2012

I'm thinking these would make wonderful chemo caps! So first of all, of course, there would be pink for breast cancer. After that, anything goes - I prefer to let the people receiving their hats choose their own color(s). I'll bet self-striping would be cool!

 

Jan 1, 2012

i love the white, and maybe some pink ones for my Granddaughters and navy blue for my Grandson....thanks

 

Jan 1, 2012

I love the different look of these hats. I have made so many newborn hats lately they have all started to look alike. I would love to make my new grandbabies theses in bright colors, like green and orange to give them something different for a change.

 

Dec 31, 2011

I love the pattern and the different sizes that can fit anyone on your gift list(including yourself). I am thinking of bold colors, variegated and stripes. What fun I will have!

 

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