diamond weave knitted hat pattern

This is another adorable pattern from CreatiKnit - she is the creator of the Gnome Hat and tons of other beautiful knitted hats, mostly for women and children.

This one is the Diamond Weave pattern and I LOVE the beautiful texture she creates in her patterns. This one is so adorable, easy, and fun to make and would make a fantastic gift! I plan to make several to donate to a shelter.

The hat is made with worsted weight yarn, which I love. I definitely have the most in my stash and it seems to be the easiest to find in the most colors and textures.

I think a yellow one of these is next on my to do list!

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knitted gnome hat patternI’ve been working on making up some of those adorable hat patterns I found on Etsy last week.

The Gnome Hat was one of my first – it’s so easy and fast since it’s knitted with bulky yarn and large needles. I LOVE patterns like this – I knit the whole thing in an evening, probably in just over an hour.

And it’s so cute with that pointy little top!

The pattern was very easy to follow and definitely a hat I’ll be making again!

 

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*ROUND UP* 14 Favorite Hat Patterns

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Colder weather always makes me want to pull out my yarn, hooks, and needles. I go on the hunt almost every fall for new favorite hat patterns. I found 14 this season that I love and wanted to share with all of you! Here’s what we have from the top: Green Snake – KNIT – […]

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Radio Flyer’s 25 Days of Holiday Giveaways: *Day #7* BLAZE the Interactive Rocking Horse

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It’s officially time to panic about holiday shopping! With just over three weeks until Christmas day, time is running out but there are plenty of great deals still left to be had and nothing beats free. Radio Flyer is giving away a toy a day for 25 days – if you start now, that’s a […]

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*BOOKS OF THE WEEK* 2 Favorites

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We love children’s classics and have been reading one after another the last few months. We’ve been through Pinocchio, Jungle Book, The Wizard of Oz, and a few others. Most recently we picked up Ian Fleming’s modern classic, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. This anniversary edition is beautiful with thick glossy paper, fun illustrations, and a […]

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TOP 10 FAMILY GAMES #9 & 10: Bohnanza & Dodge Dice

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9. Bohnanza We got this game for Christmas last year and have played it gobs of times since then. It’s made by Rio Grande and they usually come out with pretty fun games but sometimes they’re very long, complicated, and require so much strategy to ever have hope of winning. I love Bohnanza because it’s […]

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Easy Pre-Cooked Chicken

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I just got my box of Zaycon chicken last week – 40 pounds of chicken with no added hormones, additives, or artificial ingredients, fresh from the processor. I’ve used my chicken in lots of different ways: canned – I love having canned chicken on hand, but I still have plenty from the last time flash […]

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HATS!

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I just pulled out my box of hats cause BRRRRRRR! It’s been cold here! We switched from beautiful fall to frigid winter overnight. I hates cold weather, but cute hats save the day. I made this one last winter and it’s one of my favorite – Another great pattern from ShanaGalbraith! Remember her? She’s the […]

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Top 10 Family Games EVERY Family Should OWN & PLAY OFTEN

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It’s finished! My list of TOP 10 Family Games is complete just in time for Christmas. Here you have 10 great gift ideas for players of ALL ages. They range in price from about $10 – $20 so completely affordable and so much better than all the much more expensive and far less entertaining toys. From the […]

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TOP 10 FAMILY GAMES #7 & 8: Wackee Golf & ZipIt

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We’ve been playing so many games together as a family recently and we’re not tired of it yet. We cycle through our 10 favorites and Gus and Elliot are getting pretty good at some of them! Our newest favorites are Wackee Golf, a simple but super fun card game, and Zipit, another great word game. […]

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