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katie_ramone9
« on: February 12, 2007 12:01:01 PM »

This is one of the first things I have made (that wasnt knit flat) that I didn't use a pattern for.  Well, I sorta made my own pattern but I pretty much just knit until I was happy with it.  Anyways, I'm pretty proud of it even though it is just a simple hat.











Materials:
I used Cascade yarn in black (substitute for something of similar weight if ya want)
Set of 5 US Size 3 dpns
US Size 10  16 circular


With two size 3 dpns cast on 86 sts (I used two needles so that it was a looser cast on.  It seems to have worked nicely).  Split cast on stitches between 4 needles.  Join work in 1x1 (K1,P1) ribbing for 6 rounds.

Next round:  Switch to size 10 circular and knit
Next round:  Work stitch as follows
   Round 1:  *yo, p2tog* to end of round
   Round 2:  knit to end of round
   Round 3:  knit to end of round

Work the stitch until hat measures 7-8 inches (including ribbing)

Next round:  k2tog to end
Next round:  k2tog to end

Cut yarn leaving 10-15 tail and thread through remaining sts to close hole.  Weave in ends.
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« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2007 12:05:55 PM »

Hey, simple is good!  It looks really good!  Nice fit.  I can't quite make out the stitch tho...what is it?


**Edit  Thanks for the pattern Katie!
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« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2007 12:07:28 PM »

Katie, you look great in that hat!

See you in a few weeks!
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« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2007 12:33:11 PM »

i really like this hat! could you maybe write out a simple little pattern? is it seed stich or what?
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« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2007 01:24:37 PM »

I love it Smiley.  So pretty.
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« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2007 05:38:50 PM »

I'm with them...what stitch is that and can you write out your pattern?  Looks super!
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« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2007 05:40:27 PM »

That's uber pretty! I <3 it!
And I'm wondering too, what's the stitch pattern? I can't quite make it out...
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« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2007 06:29:51 AM »

Thanks for all the kind words!  Um, I don't know what the stitch is called or if it even has a name.  I just started knitting and thats what came out.  Here's what I did for the stitch:

R1: *yo, p2tog* to end of round
R2: knit to end of round
R3: knit to end of round
rep. 1-3

I'll write up a pattern for the hat today and post it. 
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« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2007 05:31:47 AM »

I love this hat! I wonder if it could be modified, though? See, the whole point of circular knitting, for me, is that I don't have to do any purl stitches. Because I hate doing them. I wonder if you could do this pattern as a yo, k2tog stitch, and then turn it inside out? Would that be the same thing? What do you all think?
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« Reply #9 on: February 17, 2007 04:09:18 PM »

That is cute! I need to make myself one.
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