Yarn: (YYC Knits)Princes Island Park – 100% Organic Merino Fingering Weight
Note: Any Fingering Weight Yarn Will Do.
Sizing: (Toddler/Child, Adult, Extra Slouchy Adult)
Gauge: 7sts./1″ in stockinette stitch (blocked)
Needles: U.S. 2, 2.75mm – 16″ circular needle. DPNS or magic loop for finishing the crown.
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C2R – Slip the next two sts. from LH to RH needle purlwise. Slide LH needle into the back of the second stitch on the RH needle. Gently slip RH needle out of these two sts. then back onto the first stitch. These two stitches are now crossed. The stitch on the RH needle has already been slipped purlwise. Knit the crossed stitch on the LH needle. You have just completes a C2R without a cable needle.
C2L – Slip the next two sts. From LH to RH needle purlwise. Slide LH needle into the front of the second stitch on the RH needle. Gently slip RH needle out of these two sts. then back into the first stitch. These two stitches are now crossed. Place the stitch from the RH needle up and onto the LH needle purlwise. Knit this stitch and slip the second stitch purlwise onto the RH needle. You have just completed a C2L without a cable needle.
K2tog – Knit two together
Ktbl – Knit through the back loop instead of the front as you normally would
LH – Left Hand
RH – Right Hand
SSK – Slip the first two sts. as if to purl, knit these two sts. through the back loop.
sts. – Stitches
Cast on (133, 157, 185)sts using extra stretchy cast on of your choice. (I used a German cast on and a jogless join) See link to video below.
My favorite extra stretchy cast on and jogless join can be found HERE!
With (132, 156, 184)sts now on your needles, *(K2tbl,P2) repeat from * around. Continue for 1.5″ of ribbing.
Next Round: Decrease Round
Cable Chart A must be divisible by 13 for knitting the body of the hat in pattern.
Follow decrease round below for the size you are knitting.
Toddler/Child: * (K1, K2tog, K63) repeat from * = 2sts decreased (130)sts. 130/13=10
Adult: No Decreases Needed. Knit around for one round. 156/13=12
Extra Slouchy Adult: * (K1, K2tog, K75) repeat from * = 2sts decreased (182)sts. 182/13=14