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These RAVE colors are true Neon!


Crystal Palace Yarns
free knitting pattern                                 

Knit Hat with
RAVE and Party

Crystal Palace Bamboo Needles:
16" circular needle, size 10.5
8" double point needles, size 10.5
1 ball each Rave - #302 Pacificer Pink & #301 Outrage Orange
1 ball Party Ribbon - #213 Black

Sizes: 56 stitches for teen/small (66 stitches for medium/large - adult )


Cast 56 (66) stitches using circular needle, with Black Party #213 for 5 rows, change to Rave #301 Outrage Orange and knit stripe for desire width and change to Black Party and knit 2 or 3 rows, change to Rave #302 Pacificer Pink and knit for desire width, continue striping for a total of 9" to the crown.

Decrease rounds: knit 2 stitches together until 9 stitches are left. Change to DP needles when diameter gets too small for circular needle.

Finishing top:
Split 9 stitches into 3 groups: 3 stitches, 3 stitches, and 3 stitches for I -cord top trim. Knit each group of 3 sts into I-cords for desired length.
Optional: add opposite colors of Rave on ends of I-Cord as we did in photo.

Sew all openings at top with same color yarn. Knot the ends of I-Cords and tie the three I-Cords together.

Designed and Knit
by Yuke Hong for Crystal Palace Yarns

Copyright 2005 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - We are happy to share this  pattern with knitters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission. Knitting shops carrying CPY Yarns RAVE & Party are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns.

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Crystal Palace Yarns, 160 23rd St., Richmond, CA 94804
phone: 510-237-9988,  fax: 510-237-9809


Last revision of this page February 07, 2012