Shambala Ribbed Hat
one ball of Shambala
Designed & Knit by Laura Andersson
1 - 50 gr ball Crystal Palace Shambala #8085 "Lhasa"
Crystal Palace 16" Circular Bamboo Needles: Sizes 9 & 10.5; Crystal Palace Bamboo DP Needles: size 9 crochet hook or tapestry needle.
Designer's note: using a smaller size of dpn for the crown results in a nicely finished look without affecting the hat sizing.
Gauge: 3.5 sts/in worked over St
Size: ~21 inch head, adult woman or man
beg-beginning; BO- bind off; CO-cast on; cont-continue; inc-increase; PM- place marker; rep-repeat; rs-right side; sl- slip; St st- stockinette stitch; st(s)-stitch(es); ws-wrong side; yo- yarn over
Using size 9 needles, cast on 68 sts; join, being careful not to twist; PM. Work in K2P2 rib for 1.5 in.
Switch to larger short circ and continue the K2P2 rib until the hat is ~ 6 in from cast on edge.
Crown: switch to the #9 dpn as needed.
Dec rnd 1: *(K2,P2tog) around. Work 1 rnd as *(K2P1).
Dec rnd 2: *(K2tog, P1) around. Work 1 rnd as *(K1P1)
Dec rnd 3: *(K2tog, K1P1) around – end K2tog. Work 1 rnd as *(K2P1) around, end K1.
Dec rnd 4: *K2tog, P1) around, end P2tog.
Dec rnd 5: *(K2tog) around. Cut yarn leaving ~ 8 in end
Using the crochet hook (or tapestry needle), pull the yarn through each rem st, one-at-a-time, dropping the st off needle.
Pull tautly and take end to inside of hat.
Fasten off the ends by working them through several sts on the back.
Designed and Knit by Laura Andersson for
Crystal Palace Yarns
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