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Parachute Hat
Clean lines, deep texture with decreases you just don't see.
Our new Showy Decreases pop off this hat in high contrast straight lines that blend right into the crown shaping. It's a great example of the power of the Showy Decrease.
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  • Nuance Skills
    Knitting Nuance Skills Used:
    • Showy Decrease
    • Wavy Tail or Resilient Cast On
    • Two-Tier Hat Closure
  • Gauge/Yarn
    Yarn Gauge: 5 stitches per Inch (better if knit slightly tighter than ball gauge)
    Yardage: MC 100-125 yards, CC 20 yards
    Sizes: 5 sizes, infant to adult large

    Knit with Karabella the Aurora 8 (ball gauge of 4.5 per inch) and shown here in gray and red colors that are great for him.
  • Difficulty
    Knitters should already be comfortable with working with 2 circulars. Other knitting skills are easy. There are a series of decreases to follow in a chart or written instructions.
  • Sizes
    Hat sizes includes five sizes; infant to large adult.
  • Notions
    Standard knitting notions needles, tapestry needle and markers.
  • Blog
    We blogged about it. You can read the blog post here. t.