Worked on just ten stitches, these garter stitch zigzag strips are joined as you go so there is no sewing up. This technique can be used to make blankets or scarves and works with any yarn and needles.
Ruth Instructions how to knit mitred squares are in Vivian Hoxbro's lovely book "Knit to be Square". I used Noro Kureyon yarn in 10 colours, 2 balls of each, and experimented! The colour combinations in this yarn are wonderful!
Seed Stitch Slouchy Hat Free Knitting Pattern in Red Heart Boutique Gleam yarn -- Gorgeous yarn with an uneven metallic wrap gives this basic hat out-of-the-ordinary panache! The Seed stitch pattern and deep ribbed banding are comfortable to wear.
Elastic, stretchy cast on method for knitting, great for ribbing, almost invisible. Dubbed the "accidental method" in my head, since it was made by mistake when attempting the long tail cast on method.