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Kippalong Redux-How Do I…?

It's really been gratifying and fun to see how many people are interested in my Basic Knit Kippah pattern. Thanks for knitting it! For anyone who might need some visuals, I've now included a series of "how to" photos. Click on any of the thumbnail images below to go to that photo in the set.… Continue reading Kippalong Redux-How Do I…?

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Kippalong 3: Mosaics, Faux Pas, and Other Edges and Finishes

Because the kippah itself is very plain, you can add some visual punch to it by starting it with a decorative edge in place of the garter stitch band. If you are new to the concept of slip-stitch mosaic designs, I strongly recommend getting hold of a copy of Barbara Walker's Charted Knitting Designs or… Continue reading Kippalong 3: Mosaics, Faux Pas, and Other Edges and Finishes

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Kippalong 2: More about “The Yarn makes the Kippah” and Cast-on choices

First of all, a little more about yarn gauge and resulting kippah size. Let me preface this by saying that you should take my results with a grain of salt. The results you get with your chosen yarn will most likely be different than mine. However, in the interest of sharing information, I'm providing this… Continue reading Kippalong 2: More about “The Yarn makes the Kippah” and Cast-on choices