HAT Bellwind tip Beginner lace knitters might find that using stitch markers placed between each Lace pattern repeat will help track the yarn overs and decreases more easily. Use stitch markers that are distinguishable from the beginning-of-round marker. TABETHA HEDRICK Design by Columns of lace decorate the sides of this quick- to- knit hat. Lace Rnd 2: (multiple of 9 sts) *Ssk, k3, k2tog, p1; rep from * around—54 (60, 66, 72, 78) sts. *Ssk, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, p1; rep from * around. *Ssk, k1, k2tog, p1; rep from * around—36 (40, 44, 48, 52) sts. *Yo, sk2p, yo, p1; rep from * around. *Sk2p, p1; rep from * around—18 (20, 22, 24, 26) sts. *K1, p1; rep from * around. *Ssk; rep from * around—9 (10, 11, 12, 13) sts. [Ssk] 4 (5, 5, 6, 6) times, k1 (1, 1, 0, 1)—5 (6, 6, 6, 7) sts. Cut yarn, leaving a 12-inch tail. Thread tail through rem sts, then pull tight to close hole and secure. INTERMEDIATE Note: A chart is provided for those preferring to work pat st from a chart. Rnd 3: Sizes Rnd 1: *K1, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k1, p2; rep from * around. *K7, p2; rep from * Toddler (child, small adult, medium adult, large adult) Instructions are given for smallest size, with larger sizes in parentheses. When only 1 number is given, it applies to all sizes. Rnd 4: Rnds 2, 4 and 6: Rnd 5: around. *K2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, p2; rep from * around. *K1, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k1, p2; rep from * around. *K2, yo, sk2p, yo, k2, p2; rep from * around. *K7, p2; rep from * around. Rep Rnds 1–8 for pat. Rnd 3: Rnd 6: Rnd 5: Rnd 7: Rnd 8: Finished Measurements Rnd 7: Brim Circumference: 151/2 (171/4, 19, 203/4, 221/2) inches 8 (9, 10, 101/2, 11) inches or desired length Rnd 8: Rnd 9: Length: Pattern Notes Materials Hat is worked in the round from the bottom up. Yarn is held double throughout. • SweetGeorgia Yarns Tough Love Sock (fingering weight; 80% superwash merino wool/20% nylon; 425 yds/4 oz per skein): 1 skein grapefruit • Size 6 (4mm) 16-inch circular and double-point needles (set of 4) or size needed to obtain gauge Stitch marker(s) Finishing Weave in ends. Block as desired. n Hat Brim With 2 strands held tog, cast on 81 (90, 99, 108, 117) sts; pm for beg of rnd and join, being careful not to twist sts. Work 8 rnds in Rib pat. STITCH KEY • K P K2tog Gauge Yo Ssk Sk2p Body 21 sts and 32 rnds = 4 inches/10cm in Lace pat with 2 strands held tog, blocked. To save time, take time to check gauge. Change to Lace pat and work even until hat measures 63/4 (73/4, 83/4, 91/4, 93/4) inches or 11/4 inches less than desired length, ending with Rnd 8. Pattern Stitches Shape Crown Rib All rnds: (multiple of 9 sts) *K3, p1, k3, p2; rep from * around. Note: Change to dpns when sts no longer fit comfortably on circular needle. st rep Rnd 1: *K1, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k1, p2tog; rep from * around—72 (80, 88, 96, 104) sts. LACE CHART 66 CreativeKnittingMGracefulAPRIL2019FINDUS@www.facebook.com/ agazine Lace
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