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Fishtail Lace Slouch Hat in Eco Highland Duo

  Eco Highland Duo is warm, soft, squishy, and told me it wanted to be a hat.  There is enough wool in this scrumptious blend of Baby Alpaca and Merino Wool to make the Alpaca behave.  The generous 197 yard skein provides more than enough yardage for a lacy slouch hat.   I made one mistake with this hat - I attempted to knit in while at Stitches West, while talking to people in our booth. This was not a good idea - fortunately it is possible to rip this out very carefully, but I don't know of any soft single ply yarns that are fond of being frogged.  Fortunately I was able to pick it back up again afterwards. Materials Eco Highland Duo (70% Undyed Baby Alpaca/30% Undyed Merino Wool - 197 yards/100 g) - 1 skein - shown in 2202 US 7 - 16" Circular needle US 9 - 16" Circular needle US 9 - DPN's 1 Stitch Marker Yarn Needle Abbreviations K - Knit P - Purl YO - Yarn Over K2Tog - Knit 2 Together s1 - Slip 1 psso - Pass Slipped Stitch Ov