Free knitting pattern “Kingston Hat”

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Free knitting pattern “Kingston Hat”

Free knitting pattern "Kingston Hat"

Project features Knit One, Crochet Too Ty-Dy Cotton

SIZES

• One size fits most adults.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

• 20″ circumference around band

MATERIALS

• 1, 100 gr (197 yd) ball Knit One, Crochet
Too Ty-Dy Cotton (100% cotton) color
#289 Painted Desert (A)
• 1, 100 gr (197 yd) ball Knit One, Crochet
Too Ty-Dy Cotton (100% cotton) color
#541 Pumpkin Garden (B)

• Size 6 US (4.0 mm) 16″ circular needles

• Size 9 US (5.5 mm) 16″ circular needles

• Size 9 US (5.5 mm) set of double-pointed needles

• 1 ring stitch marker, yarn needle

GAUGE.

• 22 sts x 24 rows = 4″ in St st and stranded color pat with largest ndl

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.

SPECIAL TECHNIQUE Cable Cast-On Method Make first st on ndl using slip knot. Insert RH ndl in st, wrap yarn around ndl as if to knit, pull loop through, and place loop on LH ndl to make second st. “Insert RH ndl between first and second st, wrap yarn around ndl as if to knit, pull loop through and place loop on LH ndl to make another st. Rep from * for total desired number of sts.

INSTRUCTIONS

Using smaller circ ndls, with the Cable cast-on method, CO 100 sts using A for 2 sts and B for 2 sts (alternating colors). Carry unused color in front of work to make decorative edging.

Hat Band

Join rnd, taking care not to twist sts, pm to mark beg of rnd. Beg Corrugated Rib as foil: *With A, K2; with B, P2; rep from * around. Cont in rib pat as est until band meas 2″ from CO.

Body

Change to larger circ ndl.

Inc Rnd: ‘With A, kf&b first A st, knit next A st; with B, kf&b first B st, knit next B st; rep from * around (inc 1 st in each pair of A and B sts) [150 sts].

Establish Stranded Color Pattern

Rnd 1: *With A, K3; with B, K3; rep from * around.

Rnd 2: With A, K2; *with B, K3; with A, K3; rep from *, end last rep with A, K1.

Rnd 3: With A, K1;

‘with B, K3; with A, K3; rep from *, end last rep with A, K2.

Rnd 4: ’With B, K3; with A, K3; rep from * around.

Rnd 5: With B, K2; ‘with A, K3; with B, K3; rep from *, end last rep with B, K1.

Rnd 6: With B, K1; *with A, K3; with B, K3; rep from *, end last rep with B, K2.

Rep Rnds 1-6 until body meas 4″ above ribbing, end after completing patt Rnd 6.

Shape Top

Dec Rnd 1: ‘With A, K3; with B, K1; with B, K2tog; rep from * around [125 sts rem].

Rnd 2: With A, K2; ‘with B, K2; with A, K3; rep from ‘, end last rep with A, K1.

Rnd 3: With A, K1; ‘with B, K2; with A, K3; rep from *, end last rep with A, K2.

Rnd 4: ‘With B, K2; with A, K3; rep from * around.

Dec Rnd 5: ‘With B, K1; with A, K1; with A, K2tog; with B, K1; rep from * around [100 sts rem],

Rnd 6: ‘With A, K2; with B, K2; rep from around.

Rnd 7: ‘With A, K1; with B, K2; with A, K1; rep from * around Rnd 8: ‘With B, K2; with A, K2; rep from * around.

Change to dpns when needed.

Dec Rnd 9: ‘With B, K1; with

A, K2tog; with B, K1; rep from * around [75 sts rem],

Rnd 10: ‘With A, K1; with

B, K2; rep from * around.

Rnd 11: ‘With B, K2; with A,

K1; rep from ‘ around.

Rnd 12: ‘With B, K1; with A,

K1; with B, K1; rep from * around.

Dec Rnd 13: ‘With A, K1; with B, K2tog; rep from * around [50 sts rem].

Work Color Pattern for remainder of hat as foil:

Work with A on A sts

and B on B sts.

Work 3 rnds even without dec.

Next Dec Rnd: ‘With A, K2tog; with B, K2tog; rep from * around [25 sts rem].

Work 3 rnds even without dec. Next Dec Rnd: With A, K2tog around; end K1 [13 sts rem].

Cut yarn, leaving a 12” tail. Thread yarn needle with yarn and pass yarn needle through rem sts. Pull tightly to close opening. Fasten securely. Weave in all ends.

Designed by Helene Rush exclusively for Knit One, Crochet Too.

 

See also Knitted Blue hat with lace cable pattern

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