Earl Grey Hat & Scarf

The mir­rored trim on this uni­sex set makes for a sim­ple but clas­sic go-to hat and scarf.

Creative Knitting - - CONTENTS - De­sign by Julie Gaddy

Gauge

22 sts and 26 rows/rnds = 4 inches/ 10cm in St st with larger nee­dles. To save time, take time to check gauge.

Spe­cial Ab­bre­vi­a­tion

Slip marker (sm): Slip marker from LH to RH nee­dle.

Hat Pat­tern Stitches

Notes: Charts are pro­vided for those pre­fer­ring to work Trav­el­ing Rib pats from charts.

Charts are worked in rnds (all rnds are RS rnds); beg and end as in­di­cated for hat. Right Trav­el­ing Rib (mul­ti­ple of 4 sts + 2) Rnds 1 and 2: *K1, p2, k1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k1, p1. Rnds 3 and 4: *P2, k2; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2. Rnds 5 and 6: *P1, k2, p1; rep from * to last 2 sts, p1, k1. Rnds 7 and 8: *K2, p2; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.

Rep Rnds 1–8 for pat. Left Trav­el­ing Rib (mul­ti­ple of 4 sts + 2) Rnds 1 and 2: P1, k1, *k1, p2, k1; rep from * around. Rnds 3 and 4: P2, *k2, p2; rep from * around. Rnds 5 and 6: K1, p1, *p1, k2, p1; rep from * around. Rnds 7 and 8: K2, *p2, k2; rep from * around.

Rep Rnds 1–8 for pat.

Hat

Us­ing smaller cir­cu­lar nee­dle, cast on 120 sts. Pm for beg/end of rnd and join with­out twist­ing to work in rnds.

Brim

Setup rnd: *[K2, p2] 7 times, k2, pm; rep from * 3 times us­ing end-of-rnd marker for end of last rep. Rnd 1: Work Right Trav­el­ing Rib pat to first marker, sm, Left Trav­el­ing Rib pat to 2nd marker, sm, Right Trav­el­ing Rib pat to 3rd marker, sm, Left Trav­el­ing Rib pat to end. Rnds 2–17: Work even un­til 2 reps of 8-rnd pats are com­pleted, then work Rnd 1 of pats once.

Body

Change to larger cir­cu­lar nee­dle and St st, re­mov­ing all ex­cept end-ofrnd marker.

Work even in St st un­til hat mea­sures 6 inches from cast-on. Shape Crown Note: Change to dpns when sts no longer fit com­fort­ably on cir­cu­lar nee­dle. Rnd 1: [K10, k2­tog] 10 times—110 sts. Rnds 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12: Knit. Rnd 3: [K9, k2­tog] 10 times—100 sts. Rnd 5: [K8, k2­tog] 10 times—90 sts. Rnd 7: [K7, k2­tog] 10 times–80 sts. Rnd 9: [K6, k2­tog] 10 times—70 sts. Rnd 11: [K5, k2­tog] 10 times—60 sts. Rnd 13: [K4, k2­tog] 10 times—50 sts. Rnd 14: [K3, k2­tog] 10 times—40 sts. Rnd 15: [K2, k2­tog] 10 times—30 sts. Rnd 16: [K1, k2­tog] 10 times—20 sts. Rnd 17: K2­tog around—10 sts. Rnd 18: K2­tog around—5 sts.

Fin­ish­ing

Cut yarn leav­ing a 12-inch tail.

Thread tail through rem sts. Draw up tightly and se­cure in­side hat. Weave in ends and block.

Scarf Pat­tern Stitches

Notes: Charts are pro­vided for those pre­fer­ring to work Trav­el­ing Rib pats from charts.

Charts are worked in rows for scarf, work only 4-st rep; odd-num­bered rows are RS rows. Right Trav­el­ing Rib (mul­ti­ple of 4 sts) Row 1 (RS): *K1, p2, k1; rep from * across. Row 2 (WS): *P1, k2, p1: rep from * across. Rows 3 and 4: *P2, k2; rep from * across. Row 5: *P1, k2, p1; rep from * across. Row 6: *K1, p2, K1; rep from * across. Rows 7 and 8: *K2, p2; rep from * across.

Rep Rows 1–8 for pat. Left Trav­el­ing Rib (mul­ti­ple of 4 sts) Row 1 (RS): *K1, p2, k1; rep from * across. Row 2 (WS): *P1, k2, p1: rep from * across. Rows 3 and 4: *K2, p2; rep from * across. Row 5: *P1, k2, p1; rep from * across. Row 6: *K1, p2, k1; rep from * across. Rows 7 and 8: *P2, k2; rep from * across.

Rep Rows 1–8 for pat.

Pat­tern Note

The first and last stitches of scarf are edge stitches and are worked as fol­lows: On ev­ery row, knit the first stitch (edge stitch), work as in­structed to last stitch, slip the last stitch purl­wise with yarn in front (edge stitch).

Scarf Lower Bor­der

Cast on 66 sts. Setup row (WS): K1 (edge st); [p2, k2] 8 times, pm, [k2, p2] 8 times; sl 1 pwise wyif (edge st).

Row 1 (RS): K1, work Row 1 of Right Trav­el­ing Rib pat to marker, sm, work Row 1 of Left Trav­el­ing Rib pat to last st, sl 1 pwise wyif (edge st). Rows 2–16: Work even un­til 2 reps of 8-row pats are com­pleted, slip­ping marker and keep­ing edge sts as es­tab­lished.

Body

Setup row (RS): K1, work es­tab­lished pat over 8 sts, pm, k48, re­mov­ing cen­ter marker, pm, work es­tab­lished pat to last st, sl 1 pwise wyif.

Work even, keep­ing cen­ter 48 sts in St st un­til 24 more reps of 8-row Trav­el­ing Rib pats have been com­pleted.

Switch Left and Right Trav­el­ing Rib pats at side bor­ders as fol­lows: Setup row (RS): K1, work Row 1 of Left Trav­el­ing Rib pat to marker, sm, k48, sm, work Row 1 of Right Trav­el­ing Rib pat to last st, sl 1 pwise wyif.

Work even, keep­ing cen­ter 48 sts in St st as above un­til 24 reps of 8-row Trav­el­ing Rib pats have been com­pleted, then work [Rows 1 and 2] once more.

Top Bor­der

Setup row (RS): K1, re­mov­ing marker as you pass it, work Row 3 of Left Trav­el­ing Rib pat over 32 sts, pm (cen­ter); re­mov­ing marker as you pass it, work Row 3 of Right Trav­el­ing Rib pat to last st, sl 1 pwise wyif.

Work even un­til 2 reps of 8-row pats are com­pleted, then work [Rows 1 and 2] once more.

Bind off all sts in pat (as Row 3).

Fin­ish­ing

Weave in all ends and block.

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