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« on: July 31, 2005 08:39:04 PM »

I'm a new knitter, and I'll be the first to admit that even as I'm making things, I have no clue what's going on.  But, I am madly in love with this hat:   (that white thing on top is just snow...  not part of the hat...)

It is my very favorite hat, and I really want to try to recreate it, or something similar, before I wear it out.  Unfortunately, I accidentally left it in storage, so I don't have the actual hat to work off of, just this picture.  

Does anyone have any insight on what kind of stitch that is?  I thought it looked like stockinette at first, but then I noticed how the stitches were sort of slanted.  I read something somewhere about a broomstick stitch that used a US size 50 needle, which makes sense for the size of the stitches on my hat, but when I googled it, the things I saw didn't look the same.  Please, if you have any ideas on how I could recreate this, I would appreciate it so much.  (It's really a wonderful, wonderful hat...)

Thanks so much!
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« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2005 08:41:12 PM »

are you sure its knit?  it looks crocheted to me but i may be wrong...

« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2005 08:44:26 PM »

Is it?  Hmmm...  perhaps I should move this to the crochet board...
« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2005 08:52:50 PM »

I also think its crocheted. like maybe, cluster , chain 2, cluster type stitch.  Grin

« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2005 08:57:11 PM »

I guess I'll be learning how to crochet then!  Thanks!
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« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2005 09:03:09 PM »

yea lol, it is crocheted...And actually crochet goes a lot faster than knitting, so...good luck! Wink Crochet is also easier (to me) to just whip up patterns once you got the basics down. And just a side note, if you dont have relatives or friends who do crochet, it might be a little frustrating at first because u are batty blind about what you're doing,...but once you've done it enough it's like "wow ok I'm right on"...At least thats how it was with me and I learned to crochet first less than a year ago.


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« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2005 05:08:37 AM »

It's really hard to tell from the picture.  You could likely get the same effect with a bulky yarn and a simple braided cable.  That's what it looks like to me.
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« Reply #7 on: August 01, 2005 06:32:30 AM »

It looks a lot like the childs hat on the 'Bernat" 'LuLu' lable
« Reply #8 on: August 01, 2005 01:01:10 PM »

There's a knit hat that's pretty similar on the Crystal Palace Yarn website. It's made from Poof yarn.It's knit for a kid, but you could probably extrapolate and figure out how to make it grown up sized.

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« Reply #9 on: August 01, 2005 05:14:32 PM »

i bet if you made just a regular hat and added bulky cables you'd get a similar effect.


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