Monday, October 1, 2007

Squiggly

Squiggly Baby Hat




Yarn: Bernat Bamboo (86% bamboo, 12% acrylic, 2% polyester, 2.1 ounces (60 grams) 63 yard), 1 ball in “water”

Gauge: 14 stitches/20 rows = 4x4 inches in stockinette stitch on size 10 needles (whatever kind you prefer for small diameter circular knitting)

Sizes: 14” circumference, (16”) (approximately 5” (6”) height)

Cast on 48 (56) stitches, join to knit in the round

Knit one round

Work Squiggly Chart around (repeat 6 (7) times in each round) for 4 (5) repeats (20(25) rounds)

Knit one round

Begin top shaping:

Round 1: (k6, k2tog), repeat around, 42(49) stitches remain

Round 2: knit

Round 3: (k5, k2tog), repeat around, 36 (42) stitches remain

Round 4: knit

Round 5: (k4, k2tog), repeat around, 30(35) stitches remain

Round 6: knit

Round 7: (k3, k2tog), repeat around, 24(28) stitches remain

Round 8: (k2, k2tog), repeat around, 18(21) stitches remain

Round 9: (k1, k2tog), repeat around, 12(14) stitches remain

Round 10: k2tog around, 6 (7) stitches remain

cut yarn and thread end through remaining stitches using tapestry needle

weave in ends

if desired, make a 1 ½ inch pom-pom and attach to top

Squiggly Chart:

knit

purl

Abbreviations:

k……knit

k2tog……knit two stitches together

1 comment:

GreenRaspberryDesign said...

I love it!! simple but pretty. :)