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« on: August 31, 2008 07:35:08 AM »

Sunday morning-- a good time for knitting! almost September-- a good time for starting hats!

my boyfriend wants this: http://www.oipolloi.com/store/OurLegacy-FishermanHatRed-3562.html#

I know how I would do the bottom part, but can anyone help me with the top? it looks like moss stitch/seed stitch, but is there something else going on?

also, one of the views shows the back of the hat, which has a big ol' seam. i'm not so keen on knitting a hat flat, but should i do it anyway? if so, any advice on shaping the crown is welcome.

thanks a million!!!
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« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2008 11:41:04 AM »

You can knit it all in the round.  Some patterns start flat & then join to make it easier to avoid twisted stitches.

The top is a moss stitch.
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« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2008 05:11:29 PM »

merci!
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« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2008 11:03:03 AM »

You're welcome. Smiley
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