Patons® Classic Wool™ Houndstooth Hat (Knit)
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Patons® Classic Wool™ Houndstooth Hat (Knit)



Created by the Patons® Design Team.

Skill Level:  Intermediate
 

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Patons Classic Wool

 

Material List

  • Patons® Classic Wool™ (3.5 oz./100 ga.; 210 yds./192m) Yarn – Black (Contrast A; 1 Ball) and Aran (Contrast B; 1 Ball)
  • Circular Knitting Needles, Size U.S. 6 (4mm) and U.S. 7 (4.5mm) 16" (40.5cm) long
  • Double-pointed Knitting needles, Set of Four, Size U.S. 7 (4.5mm) or Size Needed to Obtain Gauge
  • Stitch Maker
 

Project Instructions

Size: One size to fit average lady’s head.

Tension: 20 sts and 26 rows = 4" (10cm) in stocking stitch.

ABBREVIATIONS

approx = approximate(ly)
beg = begin(ing)
cont = continue(ity)
k = knit
k2tog = knit next 2 stitches together
m1 = make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop
p = purl
rem = remain(ing)
rep = repeat
rnd = round(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)

 

INSTRUCTIONS

With smaller circular needle and A, cast on 96 sts. Join in rnd, placing marker on first st.

1st rnd: *K2. P2. Rep from * around.

Rep last rnd of (K2. P2) ribbing for 2" (5cm).

Next rnd: *M1. K12. Rep from * around. 104 sts.

Change to larger needle and proceed as follows:

1st rnd: Knit 1st row of Chart I, reading rows from right to left, noting 8-st rep will be worked 13 times.

Chart I is now in position. Cont working Chart I, until 8 rows of Chart I have been worked 4 times.

Next rnd: With B only, K6. K2tog. *K4. K2tog. Rep from * to last 6 sts. K6. 88 sts.

Beg working Chart II, reading rows from right to left, noting 8-st rep will be worked 11 times, until 4 rows of Chart II have been completed.

Next rnd: With B only, K6. *K2tog. K3. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2. 72 sts.

Work Chart II, noting 8-st rep will be worked 9 times, until 4 rows of Chart II have been completed.

Change to double-pointed needles.

Next rnd: With B, K5. *K2tog. K2. Rep from * to last 3 sts. K3. 56 sts.

Work Chart II, reading rows from right to left, noting 8-st rep will be worked 7 times, until 4 rows of Chart II have been completed. Break A.

Next rnd: With B, K5. *K2tog. K1. Rep from * to last 3 sts. K3. 40 sts.

Next rnd: *K4. K2tog. Rep from * around. 32 sts.

Next rnd: *K3. K2tog. Rep from * around. 24 sts. Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts and draw up tightly. Fasten securely.