Friday, July 20, 2012

Fitted Seed Stitch Hat


Materials:

  • US 6, 4 mm DPNs or a US 6, 4mm circular needle
  • tapestry needle
  • approximately 110 yards of worsted weight yarn 

 

Gauge:

  • 10 stitches x 14 rows makes a 2" stockinette square

 

Pattern:

  • cast on 80 stitches; if using DPNs, divide among 3 needles
  • work in the round in K2, P2 rib for 2"
    • for the last stitch in the last round of the K2, P2 rib, purl into the front and back of the last stitch: 81 stitches 
  • K1, P1 in the round for 5" (7" total when including the 2" of ribbing)
  • begin decrease:
    • ROW 1: *K2tog, P2tog [K1, P1] x 8; repeat from * 4 times, K1 73 stitches  
    •  ROW 2 & ALL EVEN ROWS: P1, K1 for the entire round   
    • ROW 3: *K1, [P1, K1] x 4, P2tog, K2tog, P1, [K1, P1] x 2; repeat from * 4 times, K1 65 stitches 
    • ROW 5: *K2tog, P2tog, [K1, P1] x 6; repeat from * 4 times, K1 57 stitches 
    • ROW 7: *K1, [P1, K1] x 3, P2tog, K2tog, P1, [K1, P1] x 1; repeat from * 4 times, K1 49 stitches 
    • ROW 9: *K2tog, P2tog, [K1, P1] x 4; repeat from * 4 times, K1 41 stitches 
    • ROW 11:  *K1, [P1, K1] x 2, P2tog, K2tog, P1; repeat from * 4 times, K1 33 stitches 
    • ROW 13: *K2tog, P2tog, [K1, P1] x 2; repeat from * 4 times, K1 25 stitches 
    • ROW 15: *K1, P2tog, K2tog, P1; repeat from * 4 times, K1 17 stitches 
    • ROW 17: [K2tog, P2tog] x 4, K1 9 stitches
  • Cut the yarn and use a tapestry needle to run through remaining stitches. Pull tight and secure. Weave in all ends.

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