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Looking for stretch in stranded knitting

Following my stranded knitting experiment, I settled on a quick project that would test out my skills. A headwarmer!

Oh dear, it didn’t go as I’d hoped.

Stranded knitting headwarmer

I made up a basic repeatable pattern and knit it up with 10 ply (aran) yarn. As a flat piece I think this would have worked out well after blocking. As a piece of headgear it unfortunately falls short in the most important factor Рhorizontal stretch. Continue reading