DPNS and the Freedom Hat

Crafty Andy's picture

Freedom Hat
I have finally finished my first DPN project and it is actually my first dpn pattern as well. I am taking advantage of feeling good to show you the hat. Until now I have been afraid of DPNs, until I made this hat. I can say that making hats with DPNs is a science in itself. I can not compare circular knitting, or flat knitting with dpn knitting, it is a different experience. I say it is a matter of choice. In the meantime thanks for allowing me to share this with you.

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BuduR's picture

Beautiful hat as always Andy

Beautiful hat as always Andy :)
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Joe-in Wyoming's picture

Nice hat, Andy! That

Nice hat, Andy! That alternating ribbing is a great way to hug the forehead and make it attractive at the same time. My problem is the reverse...I'm finally getting used to using Magic Loop and 2 Circulars for knitting in the round. Glad you are feeling better. -- Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

Kerry's picture

It's a great feeling when

It's a great feeling when you master something new.

Happy you are feeling better

Happy you are feeling better Andy. And I like the hat!

mrossnyc's picture

glad you're feeling better.

glad you're feeling better. The hat looks great. How did you finish your other hats without using DPNs?

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Visit Crafty Andy's Blog I

Visit Crafty Andy's Blog
I have made a lot of hats on the flat and have used two circular needles, but most of my hats are Tapestry Crochet.

Thanks to all for the well wishes too!

purlyman's picture

I can't believe this is your

I can't believe this is your first DPN project!! Looks great - hope you're not afraid of them anymore! Great job!

knittingchemist's picture

The hat looks great. I am

The hat looks great. I am glad to hear you are better, too.