The Northdale Hat is a wee offshoot of my Northdale sweater. This is a quick and relatively easy knit being that it is in DK weight yarn and only uses 3 colors. For extra jauntiness stick a pom pom on it!
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D a n c e s W i t h W o o l: Pikku-Pete
A Q-tip makes a very simple and effective stitch holder. The cotton ends make it so it stays in place. Simple enough to stash a few of these in your knitting bag just in case you need them.