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Sunday, January 21, 2007

Pattern: Ozark Handspun Hat

1 skein Ozark Handspun yarn
Size US 19 circular needles
GAUGE: 1 stitch per inch
Beginner: This makes a very simple hat. Cast on 24 very loose stitches. Knit remainder of skein until 6 inches of yarn left. Draw together. Tie off.
Intermediate: This creates a nice rounded crown. Cast on 24 very loose stitches. Knit about 7 inches. Knit 5, knit 2 together. Continue until 14-15 stitches are left. Draw together. Tie off.
Designed by David Gentzsch for Ozark Handspun
Printing Instructions: To print click Ozark Handspun Hat.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am in the middle of making this lovely hat and am at a loss as to what "draw together" means. Yes, I am a beginner (only beenies and scarfs) but I know you can't simply drop all of the stitches (using double point needles rather and circular)and pull together... Help!

February 24, 2008 at 12:19:00 PM CST  
Blogger Rosey said...

To "draw together", just thread the end onto a large plastic needle and run it through the remaining stitches. Then you can use the same needle to sew the seam down the side. If you don't have enough yarn left, you can use something complimentary for this as it doesn't show if you are careful.

March 10, 2008 at 8:26:00 AM CST  
Blogger Laura said...

This is a wonderful yarn, a great hat, an easy to make gift - and thank you for sharing!

April 22, 2010 at 1:11:00 PM CST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Draw together - yes, that was my question, too. But I just want to clarify since I'm still learning how to knit, too. Remove the circular needles, cut the yarn with enough leftover to thread through the remaining loops in the same direction as you were knitting, then pull together and tie it off. Still need specific directions as I learn. :) I hope that is correct.

July 5, 2012 at 7:52:00 AM CST  

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