Christmas in November: Rikke Hat

It is hard to believe that the holiday season is upon us again.  We have all kinds of great project ideas for fun holiday gifts that will be a pleasure to knit.  Keep your eyes on this blog as starting on November first, we'll be publishing a new project every day for twelve days of holiday knitting: November Knits. rikke2This month's project is Rikke, a casual slouch hat designed by Sarah Young.  This garter stitch hat is a quick knit and a perfect gift for just about everyone on your list.  It can be knit up with a single skein of madelinetosh Merino DK.  We have a stunning selection of colors in stock right now, and the pattern is a FREE ravelry download!  If you'd prefer to pick up a copy in the shop, the pattern and yarn is just $24. rikke1For those of you that haven't tried knitting hats, we have an introductory class designed just for you.  Join Julie C. for two sessions in which you will learn pattern reading, working in the round, a fun technique that can help you knit garter stitch in the round, and shaping.During your first evening, you’ll walk through the pattern and get cast on for your hat.  You’ll have some homework to do, because during the second class, you’ll learn shaping techniques and how to decrease within pattern.  Time permitting, you’ll finish your hat and have a beautiful slouchy accessory to wear home!Call us as soon as possible to register! 970-407-1461.