Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Rush (Mock Cabled Hat)

size: adult, will easily fit from 20 in -25 inches head circ, it's really stretchy....

2 balls Shetland Chunky Tweed
Sz 11 dpns (or 2 circs)

Gauge: 12 sts = 4 inches in K2, P4 ribbing pattern with yarn held double

special stitch: Twist Right (TR)
K2tog leaving sts on left needle, then insert right needle into first st and knit it. drop both sts from left needle.


with doubled yarn, CO 60 sts

1. work 4 rows of K2, P4 ribbing
2. next row: TR, P4 around
3. repeat 1 and 2 for approx 7 inches

Begin Crown Decreases:
row 1: *k2, [p2tog] x2* around
row 2: work even in pattern (k the k's and p the p's)
row 3: *k2tog, p2tog* around
row 4: *k1, p1* around
row 5: k2tog around

break yarn and draw up remaining sts.
weave in ends.

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