Friday, May 23, 2008

Silly Old Bear Hat!

Silly Old Bear Hat


Red Heart in Harvest Gold

Lion Cupcake in Lemon Drop

Size 8 short circ.

Size 8 DPNs

1 marker
Sized to fit a 2 year old. It's shown on a baby doll but it's very very loose.

Holding both yarns together, cast on 54 stitches placeing marker to identify beginning row.

Work 3 rows of seed stitch

Work in Stockinette Stitch until piece measures 4.5 inches

Reduce 2 stitches over the next row. (52 stitches) change to DPNs when it's comfortable.

Knit 11, K2tog

Knit one row plain

Knit 10, K2tog

Knit one row plain

Knit 9, K2tog

Knit one row plain

Knit 8, K2tog

Knit one row plain

Knit 7, K2tog

Knit one row plain

Knit 6, K2tog

Knit 5, K2tog

Knit 4, K2tog

Continue in this manner until there are 8 stitches left on your pins. Cut yarn and draw through remaining stitches and pull tight to gather. Weave in stitches.

Ears (make 2)

Cast on 5

Purl plain

K1fb, K1, K1fb, K1, K1fb (8 sts)

Purl plain

Knit plain

P2tog, P6, P2tog

K2tog, K4, K2tog

P2tog, P2, P2tog

Cast off by K2tog twice and passing first reduction over last reduction.

Leave a long tail as this will be your sewing yarn.

Sew ears to the hat wherever you think they look good!

In the market for new kitchen faucets? I know I am!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Is this your pattern? How adorable! Girl, you need to get that on Ravelry! It's so so cute! :-)