Brooklyn Tweed’s Men’s Striped HatApril 14, 2011
It’s a little busy around here today. I’ve got workmen in my house, going in and out constantly, because we’re remodeling a couple of bathrooms. I’m also setting up for a cooking lesson I’m giving tonight, where I’m going to teach how to make fresh pasta with a roasted pepper sauce.
But I have to get in a little knitting, somewhere, right? I’m continuing work on this little project, which I’ll write about later:
But I do have an FO to show you. Continuing on with my Christmas knitting, I’ve just finished this men’s hat from Brooklyn Tweed – a Jared Flood design. It’s a very simple hat and a quick knit. You use two yarns, a solid and a self striping yarn and alternate them. The hat can look so different, depending on the striping yarn you use.
I think the four decreases at the top are interesting.
I knit this using the Magic Loop method. The Shibui striping yarn was pooling as I was knitting it and I didn’t want every stripe to look the same. So every couple of rows, I would cut it and the next stripe I would begin striping it from the other end of the yarn ball.