Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Baby, It's Cold Outside Hat

size: 2-4 years

1 ball Bernat Denim Style
sz 9 dpns (or 2 circs for hat)

Gauge: 10 sts = 3 inches w/ yarn doubledSpecial Stitch: Twist Right (TR): K2tog and leave sts on left needle, insert right needle into the first st and knit, then drop both sts from left needle.


The mock cables in this hat are assymetrical. you chose the 'ribs' you want to cable and mark with a st marker. i did one rib with a TR every other row, another rib with a twist every 4th row, and a group of 3 cables where the 1st and 3rd had matching cables every 4th row and the 2nd cable was also twisted every 4th row, but opposite of the 1st and 3rd. that is probably not very clear...check out the picture maybe that will help!

CO 64 sts w/ yarn doubled

work k2, p2 ribbing for approx 1 inch
start cabling and work as established for about 6 inches

rapidly decrease the top, maintaining the ribbed pattern, by working 2 sts together all the way around, then work a plain row (again maintaining the pattern) until there are a small number of stitches (like 12-ish).

break the yarn, draw up the stitches, and weave in the ends.

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