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Hand Knit Hats: blstellafay

“The skeins of yarn are Romney wool from “The Royale Hare” here in Northern California. the blue hat and tiny sock are my handspun also.”
handspun romney

The Romney was dyed when I got it. www.royalehare.com is the site of the shop, but I got the wool at Stitches West. It was an off-dye lot with different colors than she intended. The wool had a long staple, and was very smooth and shiny. Having never worked with Romney before, I made some mistakes, but I finally ended up flicking each lock, then drawing them into pencil rovings before I spun. the color variations in the skein make them really nice. I think another hat is called for, since that’s all there is of the yarn. oh, and I immediately noticed that the skein ties looked awful! they showed up a LOT more in the photo.

by StellaFay

knit hat

The blue hat is from a pattern in Spin-Off magazine that i modified. it was the issue about Blue Leicester.I think I used a different pattern for the band, but not sure about that either. That yarn was a blend of natural charcoal grey fleece carded with black llama and rainbow-dyed fleece in the blue-purple-magenta range. It’s darker in real life, and has kind of a shimmery quality from the changes in color. I spun the yarn after a long break from spinning, so it’s pretty inconsistent.

Knitted Hats

Knitted Hats
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Handspinning Books

The Knitter’s Book of Wool: The Ultimate Guide to Understanding, Using, and Loving this Most Fabulous Fiber
The vast world of sheep and their wool into the language and context of knitting.
UK: Knitters Book of Wool

Intertwined: The Art of Handspun Yarn, Modern Patterns, and Creative Spinning (Handspun Revolution)
Experimental, handspun yarns, and includes recipes for handspun yarns, project ideas for knitters and crocheters, tips on how to use one-of-a-kind handspun yarns
UK: Intertwined

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Knitted Hats Pattern: aa010301

I like to use this simple but versatile pattern for knitting hats with my handspun yarns. It works for just about any size and thickness of yarn. You will need to knit a test swatch first.

Handspun Hat Pattern

Here are some hats that I’ve made using this hat pattern:

handspun hat

Ashland Bay Merino Wool Top
Colours:
Tartan Green
Laurel
Knitting Gauge over 2 Inches
10 stitches
12 rows
Cast on 68 stitches

Angora and Wool Hat

handspun hat

This hat was knit using a 3 ply yarn.
1 ply – white Romney
1 ply – Grey wool (breed unknown – local)
1 ply – French angora

Knitting gauge over 2 inches:
6 stitches
8 rows
Cast on 62 stitches

Men’s Wool Hat

men's wool hat

This hat was knit using a thicker spun 2 ply yarn.

Natural Brown Wool
Dyed Romney wool – Blue and Dark Grey
Knitting gauge over 2 inches:
6 stitches
8 rows

Cast on 68 stitches

Merino Wool Hat

2 ply Ashland Bay merino top
Colour: Sandalwood

Knitting gauge over 2 inches:
8 stitches
12 rows
Cast on 74 stitches

Knitted Hats

Knit Hats
Mohair Hat
Seed Stitch Hat

Knitted Hat Pattern Books

Colorwork Creations: 30+ Patterns to Knit Gorgeous Hats, Mittens and Gloves
ver 30 stunning patterns, ranging from ski hats, chullos and tams to flip-top mittens, knit in a wide variety of luscious yarns and colors.
UK: Colorwork Creations

Knit Hats!: 15 Cool Patterns to Keep You Warm
An easy-to-understand, illustrated overview of the basic techniques followed by 15 fun project patterns.
UK: Knit Hats

Baby Beanies: Happy Hats to Knit for Little Heads
Simple patterns use bright colors, lush textures, and quirky embellishments.
UK: Baby Beanies

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