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Owl Hat
 

Owl Hat

 

Size: Women''s medium


Materials:

Worsted weight yarn

16" circular size 7 (4.5mm) needle

One set size 7 (4.5mm) double-pointed

needles

Cable needle

Stitch marker

Tapestry needle


Gauge:

22 sts/28 rows=4" in St st


Notes:

C4B - Sl 2 sts onto cable needle. Hold to back of work, k the next 2 sts, then k the 2 sts from the cable needle.

C4F - Sl 2 sts onto cable needle. Hold to front of work, k the next 2 sts, then k the 2 sts from the cable needle.


Instructions:

Cast on 90 sts on size 7 needles. Join and PM, being careful not to twist sts. Work in k2p1 rib for 1.5 inches.


Switch to stockinette stitch. On first round inc 9 sts by working: k9, kfb across round--99 sts.


Work even in St st for 10 rounds.


Then work owl pattern as follows:

Round 1: p3, k8

Round 2: p3, k8

Round 3: p3, C4B, C4F

Round 4: p3, k8

Round 5: p3, k8

Round 6: p3, k8

Round 7: p3, k8

Round 8: p3, k8

Round 9: p3, k8

Round 10: p3, k8

Round 11: p3, C4B, C4F

Round 12: p3, k8

Round 13: p3, k1, p2, k2, p2, k1

Round 14: p3, k1, p2, k2, p2, k1

Round 15: p3, k8

Round 16: p3, k8

Round 17: p3, C4B, C4F

Round 18: p3, k8


Work 10 more rounds in St st and then decrease as follows:

Round 1: K2 sts together, K9. Repeat across entire row.

Round 2: K2 sts together, K8. Repeat across entire row.

Round 3: K2 sts together, K7. Repeat across entire row.

Round 4: K2 sts together, K6. Repeat across entire row.

Round 5: K2 sts together, K5. Repeat across entire row.

Round 6: K2 sts together, K4. Repeat across entire row.

Row 7: K2 sts together, K3. Repeat across entire row.

Round 8: K2 sts together, K2. Repeat across entire row.

Round 9: K2 sts together, K1. Repeat across entire row.

Round 10: K2 sts together across entire row.


Cut yarn and thread through remaining sts.

Fasten off. Weave ends.


Thanks to Barbara Breiter at www.knittingonthenet.com for the owl motif pattern.


By Ruthie Nussbaum 2007

For personal use only.