First Project Fridays: The Hipster Hat

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Whether you are new to knitting or just like a little guidance with a simple project, First Project Fridays are for you! Join us in the first of an ongoing series of guided Knit-A-Longs with Nancy Vandivert. Explore easy new projects, learn new skills and gain confidence in your knitting under Nancy's expert guidance! This month we'll be knitting the Hipster hat by Tin Can Knits


Session 1: Fri. January 13, 3:00-4:30 pm
Session 2: Fri. January 20, 3:00-4:30 pm


  • Tin Can Knits Hipster pattern (included in price of class, printed copy will be provided at 1st class session. We will contact you for your Ravelry account name to provide you with a digital copy through Ravelry.)
  • 1 skein/100 grams of a DK weight yarn of your choice
  • Size US 4 (3.5mm) and US 6 (4mm) double-pointed needles (set of 5) or size US 4 (3.5mm) and US 6 (4mm) 16" circular needles.
  • Tapestry needle, stitch markers & scissor


  • Knitting in the round
  • Decreasing for crown of hat


You should already know how to knit & purl.

About the teacher:
Nancy Vandivert happily admits to being a knitting nerd. She is a TKGA certified Master Hand Knitter and has had patterns published in CAST ON, Interweave Knits magazines, Knitty, Knit Picks, Blue Moon Fiber Arts Rockin’ Sock Club, and Twist Collective. She has taught knitting and crochet in the Rochester, NY area for over 20 years. Visit her website at

Photo credit: Tin Can Knits

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