Crystal Palace Yarns - FREE PATTERN - Knit
Description: This one-ball cap is stylish with eyelet patterning throughout.
Level: Easy/Intermediate (k2tog & psso decreases, working in the rnd)
Size: Adult Small/Medium
Gauge: 4 sts=1 inch over pattern stitch on larger needles
Abbreviations: beg- beginning; CO- cast on; dec- decrease; inc- increase; k- knit; kfb- k into front and back of same st (inc by 1 st); k2tog- knit 2 stitches together (dec by 1 st); p- purl; psso- pass slipped st over; rep- repeat; rnd- round; sl-1- slip 1 st; ssk- slip 1 stitch knitwise onto right needle, slip 2nd stitch knitwise onto right needle, slip both stitches back onto left needle and knit them together (dec by 1 st); st(s)- stitch(es); yo- yarn over
With smaller circular needles, CO 76 sts. Join, being careful not to twist; place marker to mark beg of rnd. K all sts around for 5 rnds.
Change to larger circular needles and begin pattern:
Rnd 1: *[yo, k1, yo (Sl1, k2tog, psso)], repeat around.
Rnd 2: K all sts
Rnd 3: *[yo (Sl1, k2tog, psso], yo, k1], repeat around.
Rnd 4: K all sts
Work these 4 rnds (ending on rnd 4) until hat is ~ 5.5 in from cast-on edge.
Crown Decreases: (change to dpn as needed)
Dec Rnd 1: *[yo, (Sl1, k2tog, psso)], repeat around; end rnd yo, k1.
Dec Rnd 2: *[yo (Sl1, k2tog, psso)], repeat around; end yo, k1.
K 1 rnd
Dec Rnd 3: *[yo (Sl1, k2tog, psso)], repeat around.
K 1 rnd.
Dec Rnd 4: *[yo (Sl1, k2tog, psso), repeat around.
Dec Rnd 5: *[yo (Sl2, k2tog, psso)], end k1.
Cut yarn, leaving ~8 in end. With crochet hook, pull yarn through each st and drop off needle.
Pull snugly and take end to inside of cap. Secure on inside of hat and weave in all ends.