Crystal Palace Yarns - FREE PATTERN - Knit
Description: The hat motif adds a pretty scalloped line to the hem. Working the design with two colors of Cotton Twirl makes it unique.
Size: Adult S/M (~20" in circumference)
Gauge: 4.5 sts=1" in St st with Cotton Twirl
Abbreviations: BO- bind off; CC- contrast color; CO- cast on; k- knit; K2tog- knit 2 sts together (decrease of 1 st); kfb- knit in front and back loop to increase by 1 stitch; MC- main color; p- purl; psso- pass slip st over; rnd- round; st(s)- stitch(es); sl- slip st; yo- yarn over (increases by one stitch)
Rnd 1: K
Rnd 2: *(K1, YO, K3, (Sl1, K2tog, PSSO), K3, YO, K1)
Rnds 3 & 4: K around.
With MC, cast on 88 sts. Join, being careful not to twist.
P 2 rnds with MC; join CC. Carry yarn not in use up each rnd (or cut the inactive yarn and rejoin as needed).
With CC, work 6 rnds in Pattern: (Rnds 1-4, and Rnds 1 & 2)
With MC, work 3 rnds: (Rnds 3-4, and Rnd 1)
With CC, work Rnd 2
With MC, work 8 Rnds: (Rnds 3, 4, 1-4, 1, 2)
With CC, work 6 Rnds: (Rnds 3, 4, 1-4)
With MC, work 14 rows pattern: (Rnds 1-4)3x, and Rnds 1 &2.
Hat should be ~6 in from cast on edge. With CC, Work Pattern Rnds 1 &2.
Begin Crown Shaping using MC.
Crown Shaping: switch to dpn as needed
Dec Rnd 1: *(K1, YO, K1, K2tog, (Sl1, K2tog, PSSO), K2tog, K1, YO, K1) around. K1 rnd
Dec Rnd 2: *(K1, YO, K2tog, (Sl1, K2tog, PSSO), K2tog, YO, K1), around. K1 rnd
Dec Rnd 3: *(K2tog, YO (Sl1, K2tog, PSSO) YO, K2tog) around. K 1 rnd.
Cut MC and Switch to CC for remainder of hat.
Dec Rnd 4: *(K2tog (Sl1, K2tog, PSSO) around. K 1 rnd
Final sts: with CC, K2tog until only ~6-8 sts rem. Cut leaving an 8 in end.
With crochet hook or tapestry needle, pull yarn through each st and drop off needle. Pull together snugly. Take all ends to inside.
Work all ends in snugly. Try on and dance around!