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His Ribbed Hat

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Red Heart
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Red Heart® With Love®: 1 skein Pewter
  • Knitting Needles: US 8
  • Yarn needle
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors

GAUGE:

14 sts = 4"; 32 rows = 4" in Shaker Rib pattern. CHECK GAUGE. Use any size needle to obtain the gauge.

SPECIAL STITCHES
K1-B = Knit into next st in row below.
PSSO = Pass slipped st over.
K2tog = Knit 2 sts together (decrease).

PATTERN STITCHES
2x2 Rib
Row 1 (Right Side): K2, P2.
Row 2: Knit the knit sts, and purl the purl sts.
Repeat rows 1-2.

Shaker Rib Stitch
Row 1 (Wrong Side): Knit.
Row 2: K1, *K1-B, P1. Repeat from * to last 2 sts, K1-B, K1.
Repeat rows 1-2.

Finished measurement: 21" circumference. Hat fits most men.

DIRECTIONS:

Cast on 82 sts.
Row 1 (Right Side): Work in 2x2 Rib stitch pattern until hat measures 3" from cast-on edge.
Next Row (Right Side) Dec: Decrease 9 sts on last row as follows: *K2tog, K8. Repeat from * to last 2 sts, K2tog?73 sts.

Row 1 (Wrong Side): Work in Shaker Rib stitch pattern until work measures 7" from cast-on edge, end on a Right Side row.

SHAPE CROWN
Row 1 (Wrong Side): K1 *Sl 1, K2tog, PSSO, K4. Repeat from * to last 2 sts, K2?53 sts.
Row 2: K1, *K1-B, P1. Repeat from * to last 2 sts, K1-B, K1.
Row 3: Knit.
Row 4: K1, *K1-B, P1. Repeat from * to last 2 sts, K1-B, K1.
Row 5: Knit.
Row 6: K1, *K1-B, P1. Repeat from * to last 2 sts, K1-B, K1.
Row 7: K1 *Sl 1, K2tog, PSSO, K2. Repeat from * to last 2 sts, K2?33 sts.
Row 8: K1, P1, *K1-B. Repeat from * to last st, K1.
Row 9: Knit.
Rows 10-15: Repeat Rows 8 and 9 three times more.
Row 16 (Right Side): K2tog across row to last st, K1?17 sts.

FINISHING
Cut yarn leaving a tail approximately 15" long. With yarn needle, draw tail through remaining sts twice, fasten securely and sew seam. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS:

dec = decrease
K = knit
k2tog = knit 2 stitches together
K1-B = knit into next st in row below
cm = centimeters
p = purl
PSSO = pass slipped st over
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch (es)
tog = together

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