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‘Paper Boat’ is a knitted version of a simple origami boat. As kids we made large ones out of newspaper to wear as pirate-captain hats, and little ones out of scrap paper to float in the kitchen sink. Warning: this version doesn’t float!

The hat is constructed in one piece, beginning with the wide brim. The instructions are written, not charted, and every second round is a ‘rest’ round. Skills needed include knitting in the round, knit, purl, and basic decreases.

Materials: 145-310 yards / 133-284 metres of sock or fingering-weight yarn. One 50g ball of Morris Empire 4ply will be enough for the Baby and Toddler sizes, but for the larger sizes you will need two balls. I used a marled black & white yarn to mimic newsprint. Choose a smooth, bouncy yarn for a nicely defined texture.

Yards/metres required: 145yds/133m (180yds/165m, 210yds/192m, 270yds/247m, 310yds/284m).

Pattern is for personal use only.

Language
English
Brand
Independent Designer
Designer
Amy van de Laar
Craft
Knitting
Yarn Weight
Fingering, Sport
Format
Downloadable PDF
Skill Level
Intermediate
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Pages
3
 
 

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