Saturday, December 30, 2006

Seafoam Hat

1 skein Teseo - light green
U.S. size 8 needles

About 4.5 stitches per inch

yo: Yarn over
ssk: Slip two stitches one at a time knitwise, place both stitches back on the lefthand needle and knit them together.
k2tog: knit two stitches together


Cast on 77 stitches.

Row 1: p2, (k1, yo, ssk, p2) 15 times
Row 2: (k2, p3) 15 times, k2
Row 3: p2, (k2tog, yo, k1, p2) 15 times
Row 4: (k2, p3) 15 times, K2

Repeat rows 1-4 until the hat is about six inches long.

Decrease rows:
Row 1: p2, (k1, yo, ssk, p2) 15 times
Row 2: (k2tog, p3) 15 times, k2tog (61 stitches)
Row 3: p1, (k2tog, yo, k1, p1) 15 times
Row 4: (k1, p3) 15 times, k1
Row 5: p1, (k1, k2tog, p1) 15 times (46 stitches)
Row 6: (k1, p2) 15 times, k1
Row 7: p1 (k2tog, p1) 15 times (31 stitches)
Row 8: (k1, p1) 15 times, k1
Row 9: k2tog 15 times, k1 (16 stitches)
Row 10: k2tog 8 times (8 stitches)


Break yarn and sew through the remaining 8 stitches to close the top of the hat. Sew down the side and weave in ends.


Anonymous said...

Nice Hat!


Fru Dart said...

Great pattern! Thanks for sharing.

zippianna said...

That's such a great pattern. I'm going to make one! Thank you,very much, for posting it.

Christy said...

This is so awesome. I bought a single ball of Teseo in October, and now I have something to do with it. I'm so excited!!!!!

Anonymous said...

nice! oh and is it a one sizze fits all hat?

Orange Fish said...

That depends on your gauge and the type of yarn you use. Using a stretchy yarn will yield a hat that is basically one size fits all. If you use a less elastic yarn, you may need to add or subtract a repeat of the stitches in parentheses to obtain the correct size (although the lace pattern will add some elasticity even if your yarn is not stretchy).

If using a not-so-elastic yarn, I suggest making a swatch in pattern before you start knitting to find your gauge, then doing some simple math:

number of stitches per inch x head circumpherence in inches = number of stitches to cast on.

You will need to round the number you get to the nearest multiple of five plus two to fit the pattern.

Bet you weren't expecting to have to do math today, were you?

Anonymous said...

This is a neat pattern. Thank you for sharing.

Fiona said...

this is beautiful! i just started knitting hats and am wondering if i should use double pointed needles or knit in the round?

Fiona said...

never mind, i figured it out!

Ellie said...

I think the Lace Slant and Seafoam hats are lovely. Thank you for sharing!


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