Finished Circumference About 18 1/2" (47 cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes
Finished Length About 10" (25.5 cm)
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
· Lion Brand® VANNA’S COMPLEMENT®: Charcoal Grey 1 ball or color of your choice
· Lion Brand® double pointed knitting needles size 8 (5 mm)
· Lion Brand® stitch markers
· Lion Brand® large-eyed blunt needle
· Tape measure
· Circular needle size 8 (5 mm), 16" (40.5 cm) long
16 sts = about 4 in. (10 cm) in St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd).
BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.
Yo (yarn over)
An increase that also creates a small decorative hole (eyelet) in the fabric, worked as follows:
1. Bring yarn to front, between the needles.
2. Take yarn to back, over the right hand needle. This creates the new st. You are now ready to proceed with the next st as instructed.
Hat is worked in one piece in the round, beginning on a circular needle, then changing to double pointed needles when sts have been sufficiently decreased.
An easy eyelet band is worked around body of Hat.
With circular needle, cast on 72 sts. Place marker for beginning of rnd. Join by knitting the first st on the left hand needle with the working yarn from the right hand needle and being careful not to twist sts.
Rnd 1: Purl.
Rnd 2: Knit.
Rnd 3: Purl.
Rnds 4-6: Knit.
Rep Rnds 1-6 once, then rep Rnds 1-3 once more.
Next Rnd (Increase): *K8, knit into front and then back of next st (1 st increased); rep from * around – you will have 80 sts at the end of this rnd.
Work in St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd) for 13 rnds.
Rnd 1: Purl.
Rnd 2: Knit.
Rnd 3: Purl.
Rnds 4 and 5: Knit.
Rnd 6 (Eyelet Rnd): *Yo, k2tog; rep from * around.
Rnd 7: Knit.
Rnds 8-10: Rep Rnds 1-3.
Work in St st worked in the rnd for 12 rnds.
Shape Crown (top of Hat)
Rnd 1 (Decrease): *K8, k2tog; rep from * around - you will have 72 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 2 and all even rnds: Knit.
Note: Change to double pointed needles while working Rnd 3 by simply knitting sts onto one double pointed needle at a time.
Rnd 3: *K7, k2tog; rep from * around – 64 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 5: *K6, k2tog; rep from * around – 56 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 7: *K5, k2tog; rep from * around – 48 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 9: *K4, k2tog; rep from * around – 40 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 10: *K2, k2tog; rep from * around – 30 sts at the end of this rnd.
Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail. Thread tail through remaining sts and pull to gather. Knot to secure.
Weave in ends.
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 stitches together
rep = repeat
rnd(s) = rounds
st(s) = stitch(es)
St st = Stockinette stitch
Every effort has been made to produce accurate and complete instructions. We cannot be responsible for variance of individual knitters or crocheters, human error, or typographical mistakes.
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