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April hat and 2 months of squares!

Hi knitters, Please join us for our April meeting this Wednesday, April 10, from 3:00 to 4:30 at the Meadows branch of the Boulder Public Library. We will be knitting a hat with a little bit of colorwork. As always, feel free to simplify the pattern to stripes or a solid hat if you don't want to do the colorwork.  You will need to bring worsted weight yarn in 2 colors and US 7 or 6 (4.5 - 5 mm) needles (see pattern below for details).  Also, I forgot the blanket square patterns last month, so I owe you 4 this month! Here they are: Abbreviations used: kfb = knit into the front and back of the stitch (increases 1) p2tog  = purl 2 together sl1wyif = slip 1 stitch purlwise with yarn held in front of work SQUARE 5: KNOTTED RIB Cast on an even number of stitches. Row 1: (k1, p1) across Row 2: (p1, k1) across Row 3: (kfb, p1) across Row 4: (p2tog, k1) across Repeat these 4 rows until piece measures 10 inches from cast on, ending with a row 2 or 4.  SQUARE 6: PIQUE RIB Cast on a multiple o