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Dorilton Lace Hat

October 13, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Dorilton Lace Hat from Malabrigo Book 14

Registration Deadline: Friday, October 5 5:00 pm
Instructor: Alexandra Davidoff
Time: 1pm to 4pm
Dates: Saturdays, October 13 and October 27
Skill Level: Intermediate  

The Dorilton lace hat is a small celebration of a timeless beauty of Malabrigo Sock yarn and nature. Tiny leaves spring up all over this hat in a subtle rhythm, creating a very feminine accessory.

SIZE: one size fits most adults
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 18”(46cm) circumference & 9.5”(24cm) long
YARN: 1 skein of Malabrigo Sock; 100% Merino Wool; 440yd/402m; 100g/3.5oz
NEEDLES: US1.5 (2.5mm) & US3 (3.25mm) circular needles each 22” (56cm) & set of five US3 (3.25mm) double-pointed needles (dpns), OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
NOTIONS: cable needle, stitch marker, tapestry needle

Class Overview

  • Two class sessions

  • Students will learn the Dorilton lace pattern.

  • Students will learn learn how to read a chart, where the number of stitches is not consistent and change through rounds of the pattern’s vertical repeat.

  • Students will be shown a few ways how to do a single cable crossing without the use of a cable needle.

  • Students will be guided through shaping the crown of the hat and blocking
  • Students will be shown multiple samples of the Dorilton lace hat design in an array of fibers and colors as inspirational pieces for future projects.


Class Homework

  • Students will need to Cast On CO 140 sts, using German Twisted Cast On (or any other stretchy cast on method) and to complete 2” ribbing using US1.5 (2.5mm) 16” long needles. Ribbing = * k1 tbl, p1, rep from * to end.  Click here for German Twisted Cast On video.

  • Students need to know how to cast on in the round, “knit”, “purl”, “yarn over” and basic “cable” stitches

Class policies
Enrollment: Class is limited to 10 people unless approved by the instructor. Enrollment must be made at least 48 hours in advance of the first class to ensure there is a space for you. (And to confirm your lunch order – menu options will be sent by email one week before the class). You can sign up in the store, online, or by phone (817)731-5044. 

If you need to cancel your class registration, you will be issued store credit for the class amount if you give us a week or more notice. If given less than a week and we can fill your spot in the knitting class, you will be issued store credit for the class amount. 

If there are less than 4 students in a class, the class may be cancelled one day prior and store credit will be issued for the class fee. 

Missed Classes:
Missed single classes cannot be made up or credited towards a future class. 


October 13, 2018
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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