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Cat Costume Hat

Crafting Time:
1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
Some Experience Necessary
Project Courtesy of: Bernat

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Bernat® Super Value (7 oz; 426 yds):
    Main Color (MC) Black
    Contrast A White
  • Size U.S. 7 knitting needles. Pair of size U.S.7 or size needed to obtain gauge.

DIRECTIONS:

GAUGE
19 sts and 25 rows = 4 ins in stocking st.

Sizes
To fit kid’s head age 2/4 (6/8).

The directions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for
larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ). When only one number
is given, it applies to all sizes. For ease in working, circle all numbers
pertaining to your size.

Hat-Main Section
With pair of needles and MC, cast on 51 (55) sts.
1st row: (RS). *K2. P2. Rep from * to last 3 sts. K2. P1.
Rep last row of Seed St Ribbing until work from beg measures
6 (7) ins, ending with a WS row.
Next row: (RS). Cast on 24 (28) sts. *K2. P2. Rep from * to last
3 sts. K2. P1. 75 (83) sts. Place marker at end of row.
Rep last row of Seed St Ribbing until work from marked row
measures
3¾ () in, ending with a WS row.
Shape top: 1st row: K2. P2. K1. *P3tog. (K2. P2) 3 times. K1.
Rep from * 3 times more. P3tog. (K2. P2) 0 (2) times more. K2.
P1. 65 (73) sts.
2nd row: (K2. P2) 0 (2) times. K2. *P1. K1. (P2. K2) 3 times.
Rep from * 3 times more. P1. K1. P2. K2. P1.

3rd row: *K2. P2. K1. P1. K2. P2. K1. P3tog. Rep from * 3 (4)
times more. (K2. P2. K1. P1) 1 (0) time. K2. P1. 57 (63) sts.
4th row: K2. P1. *K1. P2. K2. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
5th row: *K1. P3tog. K1. P1. K2. P2. K1. P1. Rep from * 3 (4)
times more. (K1. P3tog. K1. P1) 1 (0) time. K2. P1. 47 (53) sts.
6th row: K2. (P1. K1) 3 (1) time(s). P2. K2. *(P1. K1) 3 times.
P2. K2. Rep from * to last 5 sts. (P1. K1) twice. P1.
7th row: (K1. P1) twice. *K1. P3tog. (K1. P1) 3 times. Rep from
* 3 times more. K0 (1). (P3tog) 0 (1) time. (K1. P1) 0 (2) times.
P1. K2tog. 39 (43) sts.
8th row: P1. *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
9th row: *Sl1. K1. psso. Rep from * to last st. K1. 20 (23) sts.
Break yarn leaving a long end. Draw end through rem sts and
fasten securely. Sew side seam.

Ears (make 2).
With pair of needles and A, cast on 23 sts.
1st row: K1. *Slip next st purlwise with yarn at front of work -
Sl1Pwyf. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: Sl1Pwyf. *K1. Sl1Pwyf. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows once more.
Next row: Sl1. K2tog. psso. Pat to last 3 sts. Sl1. K2tog. psso.
Work 3 rows even.
Rep last 4 rows 3 times more. 7 sts.
Next row: K3togtbl. K1. K3tog.
Next row: Sl1. K2tog. psso. Fasten off.
Sew Cat Ears in position.

ABBREVIATIONS
Alt
= Alternate(ing).
Approx = Approximately.
Beg = Beginning.
K = Knit.
K2(3)tog = Knit next 2 (3) stitches together.
K3togtbl = Knit next 3 stitches together through back loops.
P = Purl.
P2(3)tog = Purl next 2 (3) stitches together.
Psso = Pass slipped stitch over.
Rem = Remaining.
Rep = Repeat(ing).
RS = Right side.
Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.
St(s) = Stitch(es).
Tog = Together.
WS = Wrong side.
Yfwd = Yarn forward.

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