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Premier Yarns Serenity Chunky Ombre in Orchid (1 ball)

About this Project

Cable knit patterns twist and turn up this slouchy toque hat. Made from one ball of Serenity Chunky Ombre yarn, this knit hat shades from lavender to dark purple in a soft and bulky texture.

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    SIZE
    Adult

     

    FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
    Circumference: 21”
    Height: 11”

     

    GAUGE
    Pattern in photo created with size 10 (6 mm) 16” Circular Knitting Needle, size 11 (8 mm) 16” Circular Needle and double-pointed needles
    11 sts x 15 rows = 4” in st st on larger needle
    26 stitch cable = 7” wide on larger needle
    Save time, check your gauge.

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    STITCH GUIDE
    2x2 Rib
    Rnd 1: *K2, p2; rep from * around. Rep Rnd 1 for patt.

     

    Cable (Worked over 26 sts)
    Rnd 1: P2, k8, 3/3 RC, k8, p2.
    Rnd 2: P2, k2, p6, k6, p6, k2, k2.
    Rnd 3: P2, k6, 3/2 RPC, 3/2 LPC, k6, p2.
    Rnd 4: P2, k2, (p4, k3) twice, p4, k2, p2.
    Rnd 5: P2, 2/2 LPC, 3/2 RPC, p4, 3/2 LPC, 2/2 RPC, p2.
    Rnd 6: P4, k5, p8, k5, p4.
    Rnd 7: P4, 3/2 RC, p8, 3/2 LC, p4.
    Rnd 8: P4, k5, p8, k5, p4.
    Rnd 9: P2, 3/2 RC, 2/2 LC, p4, 2/2 RC, 3/2 LC, p2.
    Rnd 10: P2, k3, p4, k2, p4, k2, p4, k3, p2.
    Rnd 11: P2, k9, p4, k9, p2.
    Rnds 12-16: Rep Rnds 10 and 11.
    Rnd 17: P2, 3/2 LPC, 2/2 RPC, p4, 2/2 LPC, 3/2 RC, p2.
    Rnd 18: Rep Rnd 8.
    Rnd 19: P4, 3/2 LC, p8, 3/2 RC, p4.
    Rnd 20: Rep Rnd 8.
    Rnd 21: P2, 2/2 RC, 3/2 LC, p4, 3/2 RC, 2/2 LC, p2.
    Rnd 22: P2, k2, p4, k3, p4, k3, p4, k2, p2.

     

    NOTES
    Work either the charted or the written instructions for the cable. If you are working from the chart, work all rnds from right to left.

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    HAT
    Brim
    With smaller circular ndl, cast on 56 sts. Join in the rnd, being careful not to twist sts. Pm to mark beginning of rnd. Work in 2x2 Rib for 3”. Switch to larger circular ndl.
    Setup Rnd: P2, kf&b, (pf&b, p1) twice, (kf&b, k1) twice, (p1, pf&b) twice, kf&b, p2, pm, k38.
    64 sts on ndl.

     

    Cable
    Next Rnd: Work Cable over first 26 sts, sl m, k38.
    Cont as established, working rnds 2-22 of Cable over the first 26 sts of the rnd.

     

    Shape Crown
    (Switch to dpns when there aren’t enough sts to fit comfortably around.)
    Rnd 1: P2, k2, (k2tog) twice, k3, (p2tog) twice, k3, (k2tog) twice, k2, p2, sl m, k3, (k2tog, k5) five times. 53 sts
    Rnd 2: P2, k2, (p2, k3) twice, p2, k2, p2, sl m, k to end.
    Rnd 3: P2, k1, (k2tog) three times, p2tog, (k2tog) three times, k1, p2, sl m, k3, (k2tog, k4) five times.
    42 sts.
    Rnd 4: P2, k4, p1, k4, p2, sl m, k3, (k2tog, k3) five times. 37 sts.
    Rnd 5: P2, (k2tog) twice, p1, (k2tog) twice, p2, sl m, k3, (k2tog, k3) five times. 28 sts.
    Rnd 6: P2, k2, p1, k2, p2, remove m, k3, (k2tog, k2) five times. 23 sts.
    Rnd 7: (K2tog, k1) 7 times, k2. 16 sts.
    Rnd 8: (K2tog) 8 times. 8 sts. Cut yarn, leaving a 6” tail. Thread tapestry ndl and draw through remaining sts. Pull tight and fasten off securely to WS of hat. 

     

    FINISHING
    Weave in all ends.

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    ABBREVIATIONS
    2/2                   LC
    Slip 2 sts to cable needle and hold to front, k2, k2 from cable needle
    2/2 RC            Slip 2 sts to cable needle and hold to back, k2, k2 from cable needle.
    2/2 LPC          Slip 2 sts to cable needle and hold to front, p2, k2 from cable needle
    2/2 RPC          Slip 2 sts to cable needle and hold to back, k2, p2 from cable needle
    3/2 LC            Slip 3 sts to cable needle and hold to front, k2, k3 from cable needle
    3/2 RC            Slip 2 sts to cable needle and hold to back, k3, k2 from cable needle
    3/2 LPC          Slip 3 sts to cable needle and hold to front, p2, k3 from cable needle
    3/2 RPC          Slip 2 sts to cable needle and hold to back, k3, p2 from cable needle
    3/3 RC            Slip 3 sts to cable needle and hold to back, k3, k3 from cable needle
    cont                 continue
    dpn                 double pointed needle
    k                      knit
    k2tog               knit two stitches together (1 st decreased)
    kf&b               knit into the front and back of stitch (1 st increased)
    m                     marker
    ndl                   needle
    p                      purl
    p2tog               purl two stitches together (1 st decreased)
    pf&b               purl into the front and back of stitch (1 st increased)
    patt                 pattern
    pm                   place marker
    rep                  repeat
    rnd                  round
    sl                      slip
    st(s)                 stitches
    st st                 stockinette stitch
    WS                  wrong side