Loops & Threads® Charisma™ Seed Stitch Hat (Knit)
Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
Keywords: C_35201, october2013, oct2013, loops and threads, loops & threads, charisma, knit hat, knit, hat, seed stitch
Gauge: 12 sts & 18 rows per 10.2 cm (4") in reverse St st; 11sts & 20 rows per 10.2 cm (4") in seed st. Save time, check your gauge.
Finished Measurements: Circumference: 53.3 cm (21"); Length: 30.4 cm (12")
k - knit
k2tog - knit 2 together
st - stitches
rnd - round
rem - remaining
p - purl
Seed stitch (odd number of stitches)
Round 1: * K1, p1; rep from * ending with a k1
Round 2: * P1, k1; rep from * ending with a p1
With circular needle, cast on 57 sts, Place marker (pm) and join to work in the rnd, being careful not to twist sts.
Rnds 1-8: Purl
Rnd 9: Knit
Rnds 10-17: Purl
Work even in seed st until hat measures 35.5 cm (14") from cast on.
Begin Crown Shaping
Rnd 1: * K2tog; rep from * to end of rnd.
Cut yarn, leaving an 20.3 cm (8") tail. Using a tapestry needle, thread yarn twice through live sts in same direction as knitting. Fasten off.
Weave in ends.
Make a 6.3 cm (2.5") pom pom; attach to top of hat.