Episode 504 – Hat Basics
Learn to make fun and functional hats on this episode of Knitting Daily TV. Hats are a great project to cap off your wardrobe. Plus, they're small and relatively easy to knit or crochet; and a great project to add in some of your own creativity.
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Eunny shows three ways to knit a hat in the round: on douple-pointed needles (DPNs), on circular needles, and using the magic loop method. Download these tips and others from series 500.
Sponsored by Interweave.
The Rose Window yellow beret seen in this episode is featured in the Spring 2010 issue of Interweave Knits magazine.
Kristin joins designer Jared Flood on location as they discuss his flair for hat designs and alternative methods for slip-slip-knit. This is the basic way of decreasing stitches in knitting, used in his Turn a Square Hat pattern. Download your free pattern for Turn a Square Hat by Jared Flood.
Sponsored by WEBS, America's Yarn Store.
Kristin demonstrates crochet edgings. They're essential adornments on many popular knit and crochet pieces, including hats and afghans. Download the free pattern for the Blushing Rose Throw, seen on this segment.
Sponsored by Coats and Clark and Red Heart Yarns.
In this segment of Crochet Corner, Kristin is wearing a sweater from her book Crochet So Fine (Interweave, 2010).
Eunny and knitter Zontee Hou get us started on our next knit-along, the Little Lamb Sock Critter. This is a great skill-building project, and sure to be popular with knitters of all ages. Download your free copy of the Little Lamb Sock Critter and knit along with Eunny and Zontee.
Sponsored by Lion Brand Yarn.
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