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Vortex Hat
Dramatic geometric hat that works for everyone buts perfect for baby
Our new Showy Decreases pop off this hat in a high contrasting spiral that really stands out.
knit vortex hat
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  • Nuance Skills
    Knitting Nuance Skills Used:
    • Showy Decrease
    • Duality Crochet Cast On (optional)
    • Two-Tier Hat Closure
    • Flexible i-Cord Bind Off
  • Gauge/Yarn
    Yarn Gauge: 4.0, 4.5, 5.0 or 5.5 stitches per inch (better if knit slightly tighter than ball gauge)
    Yardage: MC 100-125 yards, CC 20 yards (optional)

    Download our free sample pages for details of all the samples we show in the photos above.
  • Difficulty
    This project is good for intermediate knitters or bridge knitters who can knit in the round on 2-circulars.
  • Sizes
    Hat sizes includes five sizes; infant to large adult.
  • Notions
    Standard knitting notions needles, tapestry needle, markers and a crochet hook about 1mm larger than your knitting needle. You'll need 2 circular needles or one long one if you use the magic loop method.
  • Blog
    We blogged about it. You can read the blog post here.