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Premier Yarns Retro Velvet in Ruby (1 ball), Tape Measure, Large Faux Fur Pom Pom

About this Project

Cute as a button and oh-so soft, this knit hat comes from one skein of Premier Yarn's plush Retro Velvet yarn. Match it to with our Winterberry Knit Scarf for a complete set. (Hint: it makes a great gift!)



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    SIZES
    One Size

     

    FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
    Circumference: 22.5”

     

    GAUGE
    Pattern in photo created with size 9 (5.5. mm) 16” Circular Needle and a set of dpns
    Each Repeat of Cable = 3 3/4”
    Save time; check your gauge.

     

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    STITCH GUIDE
    K1, P1 Rib (multiple of 2 sts)
    Rnd 1 (RS): *K1, p1; rep from * to end.
    Rep Rnd 1 for pattern.

    C6B – Cable 6 Back: Slip 3 sts onto cable needle, hold in back, knit next 3 sts, knit sts from cable needle.

    C6F – Cable 6 Back: Slip 3 sts onto cable needle, hold in front, knit next 3 sts, knit sts from cable needle.

    C4B – Cable 4 Back: Slip 2 sts onto cable needle, hold in back, knit next 2 sts, knit sts from cable needle.

    C4F – Cable 4 Back: Slip 2 sts onto cable needle, hold in front, knit next 2 sts, knit sts from cable needle.

     

    Cable Pattern (multiple of 16 sts)
    Rnds 1-2 (RS): *K12, p4; rep from * around.
    Rnd 3: K4, C6B, C6F, p4; rep from * once more, C6B, C6F, k4.
    Rnd 4-6: *K12, p4; rep from * around.
    Rep Rnds 1-6 for pattern.

     

    HAT
    With 16” circular needle, cast on 96 sts. Place marker and join in the round being careful not to twist.
    Work in K1, P1 Rib for 4 rows.
    Work Rnds 1-6 of Cable Pattern, 9 times, then work Rnds 1-3 once.

    Shape Crown
    Note: Switch to dpns when work no longer fits comfortably on circular needle.
    Rnd 1: *K12, [p2tog] twice; rep from * around – 12 sts dec’d; 84 sts.
    Rnd 2: *K12, p2; rep from * around.
    Rnd 3: *K2tog, k8, ssk, p2; rep from * around – 12 sts dec’d; 72 sts.
    Rnd 4: *K10, p2; rep from * around.
    Rnd 5: *K2tog, k6, ssk, p2; rep from * around – 12 sts dec’d; 60 sts.
    Rnd 6: *C4B, C4F, p2; rep from * around.
    Rnd 7: *K8, p2; rep from * around.
    Rnd 8: *K8, p2tog; rep from * around – 6 sts dec’d; 54 sts.
    Rnd 9: *K2tog; rep from * around – 27 sts dec’d; 27 sts.
    Rnd 10: *K2tog; rep from * to last st, k1 – 14 sts.

     

    FINISHING
    Cut yarn leaving 8-10” tail. Thread tail onto tapestry needle, draw through remaining sts. Pull closed and secure. Weave in ends.
    Sew pompom to top of hat.

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    ABBREVIATIONS
    dec’d               
    Decreased
    dpn(s)              Double point needle(s)
    k                       Knit
    k2tog               Knit 2 sts together (1 st dec’d)
    p                      Purl
    p2tog               Purl 2 sts together (1 st dec’d)
    rep                   Repeat(ing)
    rnd(s)               Round(s)
    ssk                   Slip slip knit (1 st dec’d)
    st(s)                 Stitch(es)