Saturday, April 20, 2013

Mock Cable Hat

This is a hat I made to go with a coat that very nearly matches the Liberty Wool yarn in my Molly scarf.

The yarn is RedHeart Eco-Ways in teal.

CO 88 stitches on a 16" US 6 needle.  Join without twisting.

Rows 1, 2, 3 are simply K 2, P 2.
Row 4 is K 2nd stitch, leave on needle, K 1st stitch, then remove both stitches at same time.  Your first stitch will be twisted over the second, creating a mock cable design.

Repeat until you have about 6-7 inches in height, then start decreasing.  You will eventually get to the point where you need double points, so switch when you need to.  Continue decreasing until you have about 8 stitches left, then run the yarn through the stitches and tie off.

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