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free knit hat pattern

Puffin Cabled Hat
Designed & Knit by Barbara Breiter

This cozy, soft hat is quick to knit.

PUFFIN is due to arrive in July.

Size: Fits most adults
14 sts and 18 rows=4" in St st

Single Point Size 11 (8 mm) Crystal Palace Bamboo or Daisy needles or size needed to obtain gauge
Puffin - 2 - 50 gr ball - #0205 "Pinto Pony"

CO 74 sts.
Work in k1, p1 ribbing 4" as follows:
*k1, p1; rep from *
Rep this row.

Work in Cable Pattern 6 more inches (end with RS completed):
Row 1 (WS): p11, (k2, p4, k2, p10) 3 times, k2, p4, k2, p1
Row 2: k1, (p2, k4, p2, k10) 4 times, k1
Row 3: Rep Row 1
Row 4: k1, (p2, sl2 to cable needle and hold in front, k2, k2 from cable needle, p2, k10, p2, sl2 to cable needle and hold in back, k2, k2 from cable needle, p2, k10) 2 times, k1.
Rep Rows 1-4.

Crown Decreases
Row 1: p1, *p4, p2tog, (p4, k2tog) twice; rep from *, end p1 - 62 sts
Row 2: k1, *k3, k2tog; rep from *, end k1 - 50 sts
Row 3: p1, *p2tog, p2; rep from *, end p1 - 38 sts
Row 4: k1, *k1, k2tog; rep from *, end k1 - 26 sts
Row 5: p1, *p2tog; rep from *, end p1 - 14 sts
Row 6: k2tog across - 7 sts

Cut yarn leaving a long tail for seaming. Thread yarn through tapestry needle and slip through sts on needle. Pull tightly to close top of hat.

Sew seam, reversing side that is seamed for brim when folded over in half. Weave in ends on WS.


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