Hat patterns from Berroco

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A perfectly slouchy stockinette cap worked in the round, with a simple rolled brim.

One Size

Finished Measurements

Approximately 17” around x 9½” high (unstretched)

Materials

2 Balls Berroco Floret (50 grs), #7615 Bubblegum

16” Length circular knitting needle, size 8 (5.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

1 Set (4) double pointed knitting needles (dpn), size 8 (5.00 mm)

1 St marker

Tapestry needle

Gauge

19 sts = 4”; 23 rnds = 4” in St st

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

Hat

With circular needle, cast on 70 sts.  Join, being careful not to twist sts.  Mark for beg of rnd and carry marker up.  Work even in St st (k EVERY rnd) until piece measures 4½” from beg.

Inc Rnd 1:  * K14, M1k, rep from * around – 75 sts.  Knit 5 rnds.

Inc Rnd 2:  * K15, M1k, rep from * around – 80 sts.  Knit 5 rnds.

Inc Rnd 3:  * K16, M1k, rep from * around – 85 sts.  Knit 5 rnds.

Inc Rnd 4:  * K17, M1k, rep from * around – 90 sts.  Knit 5 rnds.

Note:  As you decrease, when there are to few sts to fit comfortably on circular needle, change to dpn’s, dividing sts onto 3 needles.

Shape Top:  Dec Rnd 1:  * K7, k2 tog, rep from * around – 80 sts.  Knit 1 rnd.

Dec Rnd 2:  * K6, k2 tog, rep from * around – 70 sts.  Knit 1 rnd.

Dec Rnd 3:  * K5, k2 tog, rep from * around – 60 sts.  Knit 1 rnd.

Dec Rnd 4:  * K4, k2 tog, rep from * around – 50 sts.  Knit 1 rnd.

Dec Rnd 5:  * K3, k2 tog, rep from * around – 40 sts. Knit 1 rnd.

Dec Rnd 6:  * K2, k2 tog, rep from * around – 30 sts.  Knit 1 rnd.

Dec Rnd 7:  * K1, k2 tog, rep from * around – 20 sts.  Knit 1 rnd.

Dec Rnd 8:  * K2 tog, rep from * around – 10 sts.

Dec Rnd 9:  * K2 tog, rep from * around – 5 sts.  Break off yarn, leaving an 8” long end.  Thread end into tapestry needle and draw through all sts on needles.  Pull up tightly and secure, then fasten off.

Self-striping Lodge lends eye-catching color to this throw made of mitered squares.

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Self-striping Lodge lends eye-catching color to this throw made of mitered squares.

Putnam

Skill level:  Easy

One size

Finished Measurements

Approximately 27” wide x 40½” long

Materials

5 Balls each Berroco Lodge (50 grs), #7422 Redwood (A) and #7452 Jackson Lake (B)

Straight knitting needles, size 10 (6.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Gauge

14 sts = 4”; 28 rows = 4” in Garter St

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

Note

This throw is made up of 54 squares – 27 of each color.  Each square should measure approximately 4½” square.  Squares are joined as you work.

Square 1

With A, cast on 31 sts.

Rows 1 and 2:  Knit.

Row 3 (RS):  K14, k3 tog, k14 – 29 sts.

Row 4:  Knit.

Row 5:  K13, k3 tog, k1 3 – 27 sts.

Row 6:  Knit.  Continue in this manner to dec 2 sts in center on every RS row until 3 sts remain, end on WS.

Next Row:  K3 tog.  Leave last st on needle and change to B.

Square 2

With RS facing, using B, pick up and k14 sts along left edge of Square 1 (as it faces you), then cast on 16 sts – 31 sts.  Complete same as Square 1.  Continue in this manner, alternating colors, until you have a row of 6 squares.

Square 7

With B, cast on 15 sts, then with RS facing, pick up and k16 sts along upper edger of Square 1.  Complete same as Square 1.

Square 8

With RS facing, using A, pick up and k14 sts along left edge of Square 7, then pick up and k16 sts along upper edge of Square 2.  Complete same as Square 1.

Continue to work in this manner until you have 9 rows of 6 squares each (see diagram.  Fasten off last st.

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