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A hat and a matching small (swatch) bag feature Estonian techniques which are described with diagrams in the pattern. These techniques are also described in Folk Knitting in Estonia by Nancy Bush: the vikkel braid, a nupp, a three-color twist, and the Kihnu Troi cast-on. Each also has a stranded design from the book Latvian Dreams by Joyce Williams et al..

You can use three or four colors, or even more. The hat uses 100 g of the main color, less than 50 g of the other colors. The bag uses less than 50 g each of two or three colors.

The hat has an option for a rounded top and for a pointy top with a tassel. The bottom of the hat can be lined or allowed to roll. All patterns are charted.

For the hat sizes, I have made all with casting on 112 st, getting a hat that's about 21 inches around. A smaller or larger hat can be made by adjusting the gauge or stitch count accordingly.

Language
English
Brand
Independent Designer
Designer
Kate Hedstrom
Craft
Knitting
Yarn Weight
Worsted
Format
Downloadable PDF
Skill Level
Advanced
 

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