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Thursday, June 11, 2009

Checkerboard Hat

-1 skein of yarn
-Size #7 knitting needles
-Crochet hook or darning needle
-Tape Measure

Cast on 76 st.

Row 1: k4, p4 until end of row, ending with a k4
Row 2: p4, k4 until end of row, ending with a p4
Repeat rows 1 and 2 until piece measures 2 inches.

Row 3: p4, k4 until end of row, ending with a p4
Row 4: k4, p4 until end of row, ending with a k4
Repeat rows 3 and 4 until section measures 2 inches. The entire project should now be 4 inches.

Repeat these 4 inches again, the final piece should equal 8 inches.

Row 5, 7: k2tog across row
Row 6, 8: purl
Row 9: k2tog until 1 st. is left on needle, k1

Leave a long tail long enough to sew the seam. With the crochet hook or yarn needle, sew the edge of the hat together, making sure the right side (knit top) is facing out. After the edge is sewn, flip the hat inside out making the wrong side (purl top) the right side. Weave in ends and enjoy!
Posted by pinkpurple84 at 3:14 PM


Anonymous said...

is the size #8 an English or American size knitting needle. I would like to knit your lovely hand/wrist warmers for my grand daughter. Love Nanna

October 17, 2009 5:31 AM
Anonymous said...

The needles are an American size 8. :)

December 23, 2009 12:30 AM

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